CrossBoundary in Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation Launches the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab for Sub-Saharan Africa

Energy

CrossBoundary in Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation Launches the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab for Sub-Saharan Africa

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New business model innovations for mini-grids currently being tested in Kenya and Tanzania, and launching in Nigeria and Zambia.

Today, CrossBoundary in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, officially launched the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab. The Lab, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, is the first R&D Fund for Sub-Saharan Africa that  … Read More

A Long Dry Spell

Soil

A Long Dry Spell

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As of mid-April, one-third of the continental US is considered to be in a state of drought. The area affected is increasing, and various cities and states are considering making their temporary water restrictions permanent—perhaps a sign that we’re starting to consider the drought the new normal.

As this article  … Read More

Electrifying an Island

Energy

Electrifying an Island

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On the morning of April 17, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) announced that less than 3% of its customers were without power—a small victory in the wake of Hurricane Maria. It seemed as if the island had entered the final restoration phase following the largest power failure in  … Read More

Xylem’s New Adaptable Wastewater Mixer Delivers Next-Level Mixing Efficiency

Water

Xylem’s New Adaptable Wastewater Mixer Delivers Next-Level Mixing Efficiency

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Leading global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) has launched a compact submersible wastewater mixer featuring easily adaptable output capabilities and delivering energy savings of approximately 50 percent. Xylem’s new Flygt 4220 mixer enhances the resilience and sustainability of wastewater treatment plants, enabling operators to easily manage changing mixing  … Read More

China announces import ban on 32 types of solid waste

Daily News

China announces import ban on 32 types of solid waste

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BEIJING – China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced Thursday that China will ban imports of 32 types of solid waste in its latest move to reduce environmental pollution.

Sixteen types of solid waste, including compressed car scraps and scrapped ships, will be banned from import beginning from Dec 31,  … Read More

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