Disruptive innovation drives economic development
October 04, 2018 by Denis Pombriant
[caption id="attachment_819" align="alignright" width="365"] Cover of AoS[/caption] The ideas in The Age of Sustainability are simple. Technology inventions drive economic advances and we’ve seen this play out repeatedly since the Industrial Revolution. Someone invents a low cost and efficient way to make steel and suddenly there are many new products...
Cars of the year and other important stuff
December 21, 2017 by Denis Pombriant
BMW sold 100,000 electric vehicles in 2017 well ahead of the 60,000 it sold last year. The company sais it plans to offer a dozen fully electric cars by 2025 and it has a 4-door sedan in the pipeline for 2021 according to Tech Crunch. Meanwhile USA Today reports the...
Aston Martin’s first electric car
December 06, 2017 by Denis Pombriant
In case you were wondering about the viability of the electric car market, you can relax. Aston Martin, the venerable carmaker which has been in the business of making high end luxury cars for over a century, today announced the RapideE a pure electric take on its road-eating 12-cylinder gas...
Age of Sustainability dawning
December 04, 2017 by Denis Pombriant
This is a tiny roundup of positive eco news happening now. Lots more to discover if you want it. What’s different about this than the stale argument about what causes climate change and whether or not humans bear some responsibility for the mess is this: All of this news is...
Free market round up, November 29, 2017
November 30, 2017 by Denis Pombriant
Greenfield (MA) Recorder Local farms receive energy grants Statewide 38 farms share $908,259 in state renewable energy and energy efficiency grants mostly for solar energy projects. In all the projects will save $200,000 per year and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 660 tons annually. PowerEngineering.com Aera, GlassPoint Plan 876.5-MW...