Electric vehicles in agriculture: now is the time, reports IDTechEx

Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, “Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030” explains. This is a drill-down from the popular report, “Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030”. Even in the most advanced countries, few farms can provide the power to fast-charge a Tesla…

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Global First Power, ultra safe nuclear corporation and Ontario Power Generation form joint venture to own, operate Micro Modular Reactor Project at Chalk River

Today, Global First Power Ltd. (GFP), Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announce the formation of a joint venture – the Global First Power Limited Partnership – which will build, own, and operate the proposed Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) Project at the Chalk River Laboratories site.…

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IDB Invest and IFC co-lead a $1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose to promote growth and strengthen competitiveness of the Brazilian pulp industry

IDB Invest and IFC are co-leading a $1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose S.A., a joint venture between Lenzing AG and Duratex S.A., to build one of the largest dissolving wood pulp plants in the world, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The export credit agency Finnvera and seven commercial banks…

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OTTO Motors raises $29 million to take its autonomous mobile robots global

OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics, today announced it has closed $29 million (USD) in Series C funding for the continued expansion of its autonomous mobile robot (AMR) platform. The investment, which follows years of rapid growth, was led by Kensington Private Equity Fund with participation from BMO Capital…

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A natural partnership: PopSockets & Burt’s Bees collaborate on a new product

PopSockets, maker of expandable phone grips and lifestyle accessories, and Burt’s Bees, an Earth-friendly, natural personal care company, are pleased to announce today their new collaboration, PopGrip Lips x Burt’s Bees. PopGrip Lips x Burt’s Bees will provide consumers with a two-in-one product that features the classic functionality of a…

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Clarke Energy signs memorandum of understanding with NEC Energy Solutions related to the supply of GSS Grid Storage Solutions

Clarke Energy, a KOHLER Company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with NEC Energy Solutions, Inc. (NEC) with respect to the supply of their GSS Grid Storage Solution products and warranty service offering. Energy storage products are highly complementary to Clarke Energy’s existing product offering which includes gas engines and…

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