Orangi Pilot Project

Sustainable, People-centered Solutions for Affordable Housing to Take Center Stage at Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

"We must center our actions on the needs of the people to truly build in a greener, safer, more resilient way."

Key Points: 
  • "We must center our actions on the needs of the people to truly build in a greener, safer, more resilient way."
  • The forum's four tracks are Build resilient cities and communities; Innovative housing solutions and technologies; Advance sustainability in the housing sector; and Finance affordable housing.
  • The track on innovative housing solutions and technologies explores the various ways we can achieve affordable housing through innovation and technology.
  • The last track --finance affordable housing -- will focus on the financing instruments of different actors in both public and private sectors that fund affordable housing.

2021 J.M.K. Innovation Prizes Awarded to 10 Initiatives With Standout Potential, Shared Community Focus

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 1:55pm

After a collaborative review of 2,826applicationsmore than double the total submissions from the 2019 cyclethe Fund awarded its biennial J.M.K.

Key Points: 
  • After a collaborative review of 2,826applicationsmore than double the total submissions from the 2019 cyclethe Fund awarded its biennial J.M.K.
  • Innovation Prize to ten exceptionally promising, visionary organizations with the potential to make a significant, lasting impact on America's most pressing challenges.
  • The 2021 awardees reflect particular attention to healing trauma, protecting our planet, and racial justice.
  • Innovation Prize has provided forty social and environmental change initiatives with valuable tools, training, and capacity-building resources, in addition to crucial funding.

Autoliv and SSAB collaborate to produce the world's first fossil-free steel components in automotive safety products

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 7:39am

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and global steel company SSAB, have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for automotive safety products, such as airbags and seatbelts.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and global steel company SSAB, have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for automotive safety products, such as airbags and seatbelts.
  • The collaboration enables Autoliv to be in the forefront in producing automotive safety products with fossil-free steel from SSAB.A new process aims to replace coking coal, traditionally needed for ore-based steelmaking, with hydrogen.
  • Gradually switching to fossil-free steel in our products is an important step towards achieving our climate targets", says Mikael Bratt, President and CEO of Autoliv.
  • "We are looking forward to working with Autoliv and to start the process of research and development of innovative fossil-free steel components for their automotive safety products.

Autoliv and SSAB collaborate to produce the world's first fossil-free steel components in automotive safety products

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 7:34am

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and global steel company SSAB, have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for automotive safety products, such as airbags and seatbelts.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and global steel company SSAB, have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for automotive safety products, such as airbags and seatbelts.
  • The collaboration enables Autoliv to be in the forefront in producing automotive safety products with fossil-free steel from SSAB.A new process aims to replace coking coal, traditionally needed for ore-based steelmaking, with hydrogen.
  • Gradually switching to fossil-free steel in our products is an important step towards achieving our climate targets", says Mikael Bratt, President and CEO of Autoliv.
  • "We are looking forward to working with Autoliv and to start the process of research and development of innovative fossil-free steel components for their automotive safety products.

DGAP-News: Foresight Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 2:11pm

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., an innovator in automotive vision systems (Nasdaq and TASE: FRSX) ('Foresight'), today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., an innovator in automotive vision systems (Nasdaq and TASE: FRSX) ('Foresight'), today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2021.
  • Foresight ended the third quarter of 2021 with $49 million in cash, cash equivalent and short-term deposits.
  • Through the company's wholly owned subsidiaries, Foresight Automotive Ltd. and Eye-Net Mobile Ltd., Foresight develops both 'in-line-of-sight' vision systems and 'beyond-line-of-sight' cellular-based applications.
  • For more information about Foresight and its wholly owned subsidiary, Foresight Automotive, visit www.foresightauto.com, follow @ForesightAuto1 on Twitter, or join Foresight Automotive on LinkedIn.

Survalent to Lead Multi-Market Platform Initiative with Progressive Utilities in Ontario

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 8:00pm

This project was made possible through the financial support of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) in Ontario.

Key Points: 
  • This project was made possible through the financial support of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) in Ontario.
  • This will provide Ontario with additional options to improve electrical system reliability, and provide greater choice of affordable energy suppliers for the Ontario rate payers.
  • Steve Mueller, President and CEO at Survalent said, "We are pleased to join the IESO on this historic initiative.
  • Survalent is the most trusted provider of ADMS systems for electric, water/wastewater, oil & gas, renewable energy, and transit utilities across the globe.

Smart Cities Market Size to Reach $1.03 Trillion by 2028 | CAGR: 14.4%: Exclusive Report by Polaris Market Research

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12:45pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global smart cities market size is expected to reach USD 1.03 trillion by 2028 according to anew study conducted by Polaris Market Research.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global smart cities market size is expected to reach USD 1.03 trillion by 2028 according to anew study conducted by Polaris Market Research.
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    Based on application, smart transportation emerged as the promising application segment and generated a higher revenue share.
  • By smart utilities, the energy management segment led the major growth for the global smart cities market.
  • Feel Free to Ask Our Industry Experts at: https://www.polarismarketresearch.com/industry-analysis/smart-cities-mar...
    Polaris Market research has segmented the smart cities market report on the basis of application, smart governance, smart utilities, smart transportation, and region:
    Smart Cities, Application Outlook (Revenue USD Billion, 2016 2028)

Baker Hughes Invests in Ekona Power to Accelerate the Delivery of a Lower-Carbon Hydrogen Production Solution

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR), an energy technology company, has announced an investment in Ekona Power Inc., a growth stage company developing novel turquoise hydrogen production technology.

Key Points: 
  • Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR), an energy technology company, has announced an investment in Ekona Power Inc., a growth stage company developing novel turquoise hydrogen production technology.
  • Through its investment, Baker Hughes will enhance its broader hydrogen and natural gas decarbonization solutions portfolio, further contributing to the energy transition.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211109005526/en/
    Turquoise hydrogen is made from methane using pyrolysis, also known as splitting, or cracking.
  • The innovative solution is designed to easily integrate with standard equipment for natural gas and hydrogen applications including carbon separation and hydrogen purification, thus simplifying industrial process integration.

EQS-News: Groundbreaking ceremony for the Bühler Energy & Manufacturing Technology Center

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:16am

Uzwil (Switzerland), November 9, 2021 - Yesterday, Bhler announced the official start of construction of its Energy & Manufacturing Technology Center.

Key Points: 
  • Uzwil (Switzerland), November 9, 2021 - Yesterday, Bhler announced the official start of construction of its Energy & Manufacturing Technology Center.
  • The completely redesigned Energy Center will accommodate Bhler's now globally established vocational training, the concept of lifelong learning for employees, and an innovative health center.
  • The Energy Center will become the central hub for vocational training, lifelong learning, and preventive health care at Bhler.
  • Prototyping and testing of new manufacturing processes will also take place in the Manufacturing Technology Center.

Rekor Systems Commends Unprecedented Investment in US Transportation Infrastructure

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 12:30pm

The need to modernize the nations transportation infrastructure has been long evident and the time is right now to rebuild quickly, intelligently, efficiently and cost effectively.

Key Points: 
  • The need to modernize the nations transportation infrastructure has been long evident and the time is right now to rebuild quickly, intelligently, efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Smart infrastructure can be an incredibly powerful agent in making our communities safer, cleaner and more equitable places to live and work, saidRobert A. Berman, CEO of Rekor Systems.
  • The enactment of this infrastructure bill provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to rapidly accelerate the development of safer and more efficient communities throughout the country.
  • Rekor Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: REKR) is a trusted global authority on intelligent infrastructure providing innovative solutions that drive the world to be safer, smarter, and more efficient.