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How Alternative Proteins Help to Solve Environmental Challenges

With the impacts of climate change being at an all-time high, the alternative protein industry needs to play a role in mitigating the environmental impacts of the global demand for protein in order to transition to a low carbon society. … Continued

When Water Infrastructure Fails: PFAS and Eastern NC’s Drinking Water

Over the last decades, access to clean and safe drinking water in the U.S. has become more prevalent in the news cycle. Stories of Flint, Michigan, Inez, Kentucky, and the Navajo Nation have increased the public’s awareness to a startling … Continued

Ending Range Anxiety

Marcy Bauer, senior vice president of program delivery for Evgo joined our IE Cleantech Corner webinar series for “Ending Range Anxiety.” During this webinar, she shared current trends impacting the adoption and accessibility of electric vehicles and charging stations with … Continued

Spearheading Conservation: ENGOs Driving Change, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

As society transitions into the next decade, it has become increasingly clear that the Climate Crisis is an impossible battle to fight alone. The environmental movement is growing globally as governments, companies, and organizations redirect together towards a green future. … Continued


  From bean to block, Taylor Westbrook is combining fermentation with artistry to create a unique product representative of a more sustainable food-future. Tempeh is a fairly foreign product to American consumers. I came to know it as a lot … Continued

Designing Sustainable Cities: Songdo

The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. That equates to about 2.5 billion additional people moving to cities around the world (United Nations). When constructed correctly, cities have the … Continued

Earth Day is Every Day

One of the most frustrating parts of environmentalism, in my opinion, is the tendency for portrayal as a movement for a specific subset of people. In hearing the term “environmentalist,” it’s hard not to think of “tree huggers” or vegan … Continued

Energy Policy to Power and Empower Low-Income Communities

Clean energy leaders Curtis Wynn, Ethan Blumenthal, and Claire Williamson made up the featured panel for the “Energy Policy to Power and Empower Low-Income Communities” webinar. They discussed the future of energy policy and efforts to increase equity with regard … Continued

How Battery Storage is Evolving Our Electric Grid: Continuing the Conversation

On September 23, the Cleantech Corner hosted a webinar discussing “How Battery Storage is Evolving Our Electric Grid.” The conversation touched on the pressure that our current grid is facing in the evolution towards decarbonization and increased renewable energy resources. … Continued

Enpira and Energy Data Analysis: Insightful, Actionable, and Personalized

Working virtually but headquartered in Durham NC, Enpira was founded by Daniel Kauffman to provide utilities and energy consumers with software and data analysis to better manage energy usage. Enpira serves three customer types: electric utilities, building portfolios, and energy … Continued