THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Wednesday

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Distributed ledger technology in supply chains: a transaction cost perspective

With the emergence of distributed ledger technology (DLT), numerous practitioners and researchers have proclaimed its beneficial impact on supply chain transactions in the future. However, the vast majority of DLT initiatives are discontinued after a short period. With the full potential of DLT laying far down the road, especially managers in supply chain…


Germany: Bremerhaven Wants to Become a Pioneer in the Use of Hydrogen

The pioneering work is known in Bremerhaven. In offshore wind energy, Bremerhaven has developed comprehensive competences including internationally recognized research institutes around renewable energies. To engage in new energy sources is a logical continuation. Hydrogen is an ideal, environmentally and climate-friendly alternative…


The Change in the World Map of Energy

A $ 20 billion investment plan plans to supply electricity to Singapore from what will be, for the time being, the world’s largest solar farm: Sun Cable. Located in Australia and linked by a 3,800-kilometer submarine cable, its 15,000 hectares of solar panels will provide about 10 gigawatts, enough to cover a fifth of the country’s energy needs and to replace its…


Rocky Mountain Power prepares to operate largest US residential battery demand response project

A new, upscale apartment community launches this week in Herriman, Utah, boasting more than a pool and fitness center. Soleil Lofts promises a fully electrified complex with a green energy focus, addressing the region’s air quality problem. Geographic and weather-related factors trap dirty air in the region, leading to the city’s unsafe air pollution levels. Local utility…


Why We Need Finance to Fight Climate Change

There won’t be a transition to clean energy without a way to finance what could be the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken. Green banks—purpose-built financial institutions that facilitate funding of clean-energy projects—aim to lead the way. Yale Insights talked with Jeffrey Schub ’13 of the Coalition for Green Capital about what a National Climate Bank could…


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