THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Monday

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Hi! Here is your daily dose of useful links and articles related to renewable energy and technology. Enjoy!


Israeli startup is totally reinventing how cars are built

REE’s innovative modular platform houses all of a car’s major components – brakes, thermal systems, motor, and drivetrain – next to the wheels. Technology entrepreneurs delight in disrupting established industries, from textiles to healthcare to agriculture. Changes in automotive manufacturing have been tougher to sell because no matter how many computers are put…

We made the strategic decision to remain in stealth until our technology was ready to be presented and our go-to-market strategy was in place

Daniel Barel, CEO, REE

WEC24: Ocean wave power has several advantages over solar power, Says, CEO, Inna

Inna Braverman is CEO, Eco Wave Power, an exhibitor in WEC24. The company has developed proprietary technology for extracting energy from the ocean and sea waves and its conversion into electricity. The technology enables the delivery of effective, sustainable, practical, feasible, and affordable wave energy solutions, which are responsive to the needs of…

Eco Wave Power is pioneering in its field by operating the only grid-connected wave energy array in the world, operational through a Power Purchase Agreement, in Gibraltar.

Inna Braverman, CEO, Eco Wave Power

Wave energy technology trialed off Tasmanian coast

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $4 million in funding to Wave Swell Energy Limited to install a pilot-scale wave energy converter off the coast of King Island, Tasmania. The $12.3 million project will involve the design, construction, installation, and operation of the UniWave 200, a 200 kW…

Wave energy has the potential to be integrated into microgrids, particularly on island locations with limited space, to reduce the need for significant battery storage due to the relative predictability and consistency of wave energy

ARENA CEO Darren Miller

Pilot program ‘Solar in Schools’ launched in Shimla

Eyeing the huge solar potential in Himachal Pradesh, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi-based research and advocacy body, has launched a special initiative, ‘Solar in Schools’ in Shimla in partnership with the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology, and Environment (HIMCOSTE). The initiative was launched here on Friday at…

Schools depend on conventional sources to meet their energy requirements, but a shift to renewable energy will go a long way in providing both environmental and economic benefits

Ranjita Menon, programme director of CSE’s Environment Education Unit

Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities

Did you know that all new buses purchased in California will be zero-emission starting in 2029? The goal is to have a fully zero-emission bus fleet by 2040. China is leading the world with 400,000 electric buses, while the US has just 300 (most of them in California). What will it take to transition all 12,000 buses in California’s public transit fleet, and what do we gain…


First-Of-Its-Kind Cyberattack Hits US Power Grid: Report

Cyberterrorists reportedly launched an attack on the U.S. power grid, creating vulnerabilities in its control center and several power-generation sites across the country. The North American Electric Reliability Corporation or NERC revealed on Thursday that the U.S. grid suffered an unprecedented cyberattack this spring, though it did cause any blackouts…

This was probably just an automated bot that was scanning the internet for vulnerable devices, or some script kiddie

Reid Wightman, a cybersecurity expert at Dragos Inc

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