Urban Farming Provides Fresh Healthy Solutions

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 1:30:00 PM

A move towards urban farming is crucial in combatting two of the most pressing problems facing humanity – hunger and climate change.

With the world's population predicted to grow to 9.5 billion by 2050, and two thirds of these people living in urban areas, the challenge of feeding the extra mouths without having a negative impact on warming emissions is daunting.

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Topics: Agriculture, vertical farm, urban farm

Green Bonds Set for Another Record

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Green Bonds issuance is set to hit the US$300bn-a-year-mark following on from a record 2017, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

Last year saw US$155.5bn worth of issuances, beating earlier estimates by some US$30bn, and now Sean Kidney, the CBI's CEO, has made a bullish forecast for 2018.

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Topics: Investment, Green Bonds, Finance, Climate Bonds Initiative

Aquapak – Eco Friendly Plastics

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 1:13:00 PM

Aquapak produces a fully recyclable, biodegradable non-toxic and high-quality plastic polymer. Traditional plastics are non-biodegradable and end up in landfill, incinerated or out at sea.  Currently around 150 million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the world’s oceans and this is expected to increase to 250 million tonnes by 2050.

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Topics: PLASTIC POLLUTION, Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Companies, Aquapak

Hydrasyst – Creative Wastewater Solutions

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 8:57:00 AM

Hydrasyst is a visionary and innovative ceramic membrane filtration manufacturer with a successful track record and patented technology. Using a customer-centred approach to innovation, Hydrasyt helps businesses to transform the water filtration sector energy savings through sustainable water, energy and nutrient recovery solutions.

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Topics: Equity Fund, Waste Water, Clean Technology, OPEN Cleantech, Companies, Hydrasyst

Concord Blue – Burning Bright for a Waste-Free Future

Posted on Dec 7, 2017 12:19:00 PM

Concord Blue is a waste conversion company that has invented a unique way of transforming nearly any local waste, at virtually any scale, into a clean synthetic gas (syngas).

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Topics: Waste-to-Energy, Biomass, Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Companies

Octa Light – LED Solutions Offer a Bright Future

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 12:35:12 PM

Octa Light is a Light Emitting Diode (LED) manufacturer, with all its research & development, manufacturing, management and light services resources based on one site, meaning it can design new products, test them, manufacture them and sell them while keeping control of the entire process.

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Topics: Equity Fund, LEDs, OPEN Cleantech, Companies, Octa Light

Enersel — Clean Engine Power

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 11:01:00 AM

The Enersel Engine Company Limited (EECL) has designed and is building an inspirational internal combustion engine, which is ‘omni-fuel’ capable. It has been conceived as an economic and environmentally viable alternative to natural gas, oil and diesel-powered generation.

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Topics: Clean energy, Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Companies, Enersel

Zeus Energy Group —Seeking Energy Efficiency

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 11:34:00 AM

Project Zeus was born with the purpose of creating an harmony between energy supply and energy efficiency services. Their aim is to significantly reduce energy consumption for specific high use sectors by between 30% and 50%.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Zeus

Dancer – A Visionary Electric City Bus

Posted on Nov 24, 2017 3:03:00 PM

Dancer has designed an environmentally-friendly, ultra-light, fully electric city bus. The innovative vehicle has a series of distinct advantages not only over standard conventional fuel buses but also over other electric buses.

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Topics: Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Electric Buses, Dancer, Companies

Solarus – Cutting-Edge Solar Power Systems

Posted on Nov 23, 2017 1:36:00 PM

Solarus is a multi-award winning company that has been working in the solar power sector since 2006. Solarus manufactures highly efficient next generation concentrated solar PV-T systems.

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Topics: Solar Energy, Solarus Sunpower, Equity Fund, OPEN Cleantech, Companies

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