THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Monday

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Is standardization the missing link in automotive blockchain?

Blockchain is driving disruption in the automotive industry. Sixty-two percent of executives say that the secure distributed ledger technology will be a disruptive force in the automotive industry within three years, according to an IBM Institute for Business Value study. The missing link? Standardization — getting original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and…


A Historian’s Take on the Future of Cars

In today’s special episode of Industry Focus: Energy, host Nick Sciple chats with historian Dan Albert about the subject of his newest book, Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless. In the hourlong interview, Dan illustrates what America looked like before cars, how cars changed the landscape and society, and what history can tell us…


Long read: The dawn of megastorage

Last year was record-breaking for global energy storage deployment. The non-residential segment overtook the residential sector for the first time, with half of the 3.3 GW capacity installed in front of the meter (FTM), according to market analysts Wood Mackenzie. The drive toward large, utility-scale projects has been the single most noteworthy change for the…


$40 million in ARENA funding for South Australia’s first pumped hydro plant

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced last week that it would provide up to $40 million in funding to fast-track a Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) project in South Australia. ARENA is conscious of the need to store South Australia’s fast-growing renewable generation fleet. ARENA has recognized the growing need to store the…


The Clean Energy Council launches Energy Next 2020

The Clean Energy Council, Australia’s peak body for the renewable energy industry, in partnership with Reed Exhibitions Australia, organizers of All-Energy Australia, have today announced the launch of Energy Next 2020. Energy Next is a new industry exhibition focusing on the latest renewable energy and energy efficiency technology, which will be held for the first…


Solar energy, vertical gardens, waste management: Mumbai college teaches green lessons to its students

In order to ensure the environment around them stays green, a college in Malad has adopted numerous eco-friendly measures: generating solar energy, recycling waste, vertical gardens, and botanical gardens. The Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce, run by the Marwari Vidyalaya Trust in Malad (West) has a sprawling 29,000 square…


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