Shore-to-ship power
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Shore-to-ship power, reducing the environmental footprint of ships with grid connection

In 2000, the port of Gothenburg was home to a major technological breakthrough in the maritime industry. It was the first ever port to be equipped with shore-to-ship power by the Swiss-Swedish company ABB. This technology, also known as cold-ironing or shoreside power, consists in connecting ships to land-based electrical grids when ships are docked to power all the port activities such as loading, heating, cooling or lighting. […]

Mobile Aeroponics Farming, growing lettuce the green way
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Mobile Aeroponics Farming, growing lettuce the green way

Food waste is not only one of the world’s biggest environmental challenges – accounting for approximately 10% of CO2 emissions – it is also a reflection of a highly inefficient system. Indeed, society emits carbon to grow, harvest, transport, and package food, of which one third ends up in landfills, where it emits methane, a highly polluting greenhouse gas. None of it makes sense. […]