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Changing the Shape of the Textile Industry

When it comes to clothes, the switch from a linear to circular life cycle is crucial to the future of our planet. By Ryan Morris CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Marketing for the fashion and textile industries often encourages constant consumerism. … Continued

Electric School Buses Are Coming To North Carolina

A recent UNC alum’s published paper details how electric school buses can strengthen the state’s electrical grid.   By Colton Hartzheim CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Melanie Elliott took a risk when she left her job as a Starbucks store manager … Continued

Alternative Protein Market Faces Infrastructure Challenges

Producers find the lack of production facilities outfitted for meat replacement products prevents an efficient path from product design to market sales. By Katherine Mackinnon CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – As demand for plant-based protein products continues to increase, the lack … Continued

[Video Series] Key Issues Driving Green Hydrogen

In this video series from Pillsbury, a sponsor of the 2022 UNC Cleantech Summit, you will hear from four attorneys who work in the energy and sustainability industry. They share that green hydrogen is a key element for the global … Continued

What is Green Finance and Why it Matters

Green Financing, as defined by the UN Environment Programme, “is to increase the level of financial flows (from banking, micro-credit, insurance, and investment) from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to sustainable development priorities” (UNEP). Green Finance for many years … Continued

The Impact of Greenway-oriented Development

Increasing urbanization and the need for denser cities are making developers around the world wonder: how do we revitalize our cities? Greenway-oriented development is the future of mid-sized and developing cities around the world. Dabney Sanders and other members of … Continued

Economic Impact of Offshore Wind Energy in NC Communities

There is no doubt that all economies took a hit as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Most countries, states, and even individual cities were faced with devastating economic impacts as a result of the necessary lockdowns. Many companies went … Continued

Hello, Green Hydrogen

This is a game-changer. New forms of technology in the energy transition have been innovated at a rapid pace. At the forefront of the innovation is a form of energy storage: green hydrogen. This isn’t the first time hydrogen gas … Continued

Using Pipeline Infrastructure for Hydrogen Hubs, Carbon Grid

While many clean energy solutions focus on new technology and infrastructure, one energy leader is re-imaging its existing pipelines to distribute power capacity using a range of renewable energy and clean fuels. TransCanada Energy, or TC Energy, a leader in … Continued

What to Know About Shell Energy and The Global Energy Transition

Many leading companies in the traditional energy sector are making bold choices to position their companies as leaders in the new energy economy. Clean Innovations in the New Energy Economy   Shell Energy is one of those global companies that … Continued