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Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017

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Our global long-term Electric Vehicle Outlook (EVO) forecasts passenger EV adoption out to 2040 and the impact that electrification will have on automotive and power markets, as well as on fossil fuel displacement and demand for key materials. The EVO 2017 report updates our view of future lithium-ion battery prices and how this will affect the economics of different vehicle segments. It also looks at important upcoming EV models, and analyzes the impact of car sharing, ride hailing and autonomous driving. ... Read more about Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017

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World Can Achieve Climate Goals, With All 10 Billion People Prospering

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Rona Fried
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It can feel overwhelming and even futile when we hear targets like zero emissions by 2050, while population reaches 10 billion and the world’s economy triples in size – how can we possibly stay below 2°C temperature rise?
 
A new tool shows it is possible to meet this goal while ensuring everyone has a good standard of living. People can have the food they need, live in comfortable homes, and even travel.

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This Year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies, According to the World Economic Forum

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Philip Perry
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Recently, the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network and Global Future Councils, teamed up with the board of directors of Scientific American, to determine the top 10 breakout technologies for this year. These are either likely to be prevalent within 3-5 years or are set to dramatically “…improve lives, transform industries and safeguard the planet.”

This year’s list is as follows:

10. Quantum Computing ... Read more about This Year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies, According to the World Economic Forum

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How LIDAR is Transforming Remote Solar Sales and System Design

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http://www.renewableenergyworld.com - Samuel Adeyemo
Figure 2: LIDAR being used to generate 3D model of site. Source: www.aurorasolar.com
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What do self-driving cars, the Mars rover and remote solar site assessment have in common? ... Read more about How LIDAR is Transforming Remote Solar Sales and System Design

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Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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As the demand for freshwater and energy increases in San Diego County and Northern Baja, the fresh water supply continues to shrink while energy generation remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Due to these opposing trends in supply and demand, it becomes increasingly imperative to identify solutions that move these communities to their preferred state in which they are largely reliant on renewable energy and use water sustainably. Large-scale energy solutions include wind power, one of the must abundant sources of energy in these regions. ... Read more about Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

13 companies sowing solutions for food resilience

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Heather Clancy
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Could Big Data offer the most fertile solution for countering systemic food waste and frightening future scarcity scenarios?

Last month Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and dozens of other companies started sowing the seeds for a crop of powerful applications and information resources enabled by the convergence of sensors, sophisticated imagery and powerful analytics — and inspired by the federal Climate Data Initiative. ... Read more about 13 companies sowing solutions for food resilience

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EV 101 - 100% Renewable San Diego: "Will your Next Car be an Electric Vehicle? - Reduce pollution and save money?"

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Colin Santulli - EV 101 - Center for Sustainable Energy

Colin Santulli provides ‘EV 101’ as a basis for the remainder of the evening, and discusses the state of the ZEV market in San Diego and California more broadly. ... Read more about EV 101 - 100% Renewable San Diego: "Will your Next Car be an Electric Vehicle? - Reduce pollution and save money?"

Beth Brummitt

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Beth Brummitt

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Brummitt Energy Associates Inc.

Beth founded Brummitt Energy Associates in 1998 to focus on high performance buildings. With over 25 years experience in energy efficiency and building modeling, she has been training and speaking on the Title 24 energy codes since 1992 and on green building since 2001. ... Read more about Beth Brummitt

Kevin O'Beirne

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Kevin O'Beirne, Customer Solutions Manager

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SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration

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SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration

Kevin O'Beirne has been with San Diego Gas & Electric for twelve years, spending ten years doing regulatory case management work for the utility. Recently, he has been working on residential rate reform and the challenges of integrating the growth of electric vehicles into the distribution grid. Kevin is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in public policy. ... Read more about Kevin O'Beirne

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