News - November 30, 2022

The Decarbonization of The European Housing Stock & More - November Solutions Update

Written by Sophie de Blonay 4 min read

A new partnership to give consumers control on their in-home energy management, the integration of fully traceable and segregated recycled styrene in a finished product for the first time, a new car-sharing system in France, prestigious awards and more. Discover the latest news about Solar Impulse Clean and Profitable Labeled Solutions.

Schneider Electric partners with Eliq

Schneider Electric and Eliq partner to give consumers control of their in-home energy management. The collaboration of the two companies will transform how homeowners manage and consume their energy loads and therefore lower their energy bills. Schneider Electric is the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. The Labeled Solution Eliq is a Home Energy Transition platform. Together, they have committed to accelerate the decarbonization of the European housing stock and help consumer lower their energy bills. Eliq works with 25+ utilities across Europe and their main priority is to help end customers optimize the energy of their homes.

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Mucci Farms chooses Sollum Technologies Dynamic Grow lights for strawberry trials 

Mucci Farms is looking to hone their expertise in strawberry cultivation by conducting onsite experimental lighting strategies under the Labeled Solution Sollum's unique dynamic LED grow light fixtures. The team at Mucci Farms is interested in learning more about the role that different light spectra play in various growth stages of berry development. Sollum's dynamic LED light fixtures provide benefits in terms of spectrum and intensity control. Clients have the freedom to apply an infinite number of light recipes derived from a growing recipe playbook or custom-designed with the help of Sollum experts. These recipes can be changed seamlessly over time without the need for new fixtures, or mechanical or software adjustments. The light in the greenhouse will also automatically adjust to ambient light to ensure consistently accurate lighting conditions.

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Vulog receives ISO 27001 certification

With data privacy and security, Vulog is now officially certified ISO 27001 compliant by Bureau Veritas Group. Published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO 27001 is a global standard for information security. The robust requirements of this security management framework ensure best practices for securing assets. This industry-first milestone confirms Vulog’s highest security standards throughout the whole development and roll-out cycles of its mobility software and IoT Labeled Solution. The AiMA platform enables any company to launch and scale their electric or hybrid carsharing, scooter-sharing or moped-sharing service within 3 months. Doing so helps reduce the number of cars in the cities which has a direct impact on the well-being of cities and their residents.

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Pyrowave sets new standard with 100% Traceable Recycled Styrene

On November 17th, following the Advanced Recycling Conference held in Cologne, Germany, Pyrowave technology successfully passed Michelin Group’s quality tests with a first 99.8% pure recycled styrene monomer produced from polystyrene waste. A container with approximately 3 tons of recycled styrene has left Montreal for the Michelin plant in France. Following years of testing, Michelin will be in a position to manufacture batches of industrial styrene-butadiene rubber products with Pyrowave recycled styrene, which would represent over 1,000 passenger tires. Pyrowave takes great pride in this achievement in collaboration with its major partner, Michelin, who has been present at all testing stages at the Pyrowave plant. This new accomplishment will contribute to Michelin's environmental goals.

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ECOncrete is laureate of the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco's 15th annual Award for Planetary Health 

The Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco distinguished ECOncrete at the 15th Award Ceremony for the Planet Health last week in honor of the work ECOncrete does for marine biodiversity around the world. Since 2008, the Foundation’s Awards have honoured personalities and organisations who have shown remarkable commitment to the preservation of the Planet. ECOncrete Tech is an interdisciplinary scientific company made up of biologists, ecologists, environmental engineers, designers, concrete technology specialists among others. ECOncret’s mission is to change the goals standard, transforming the way our concrete coasts look and function, so that where the ocean meets the shore, life thrives - above and below the water. 

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Ryp Labs Wins the Top Global Startup Award at COP27 

The ClimaTech Run group organized by the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, hosted the first ever pitch competition at the UN’s Climate Conference, COP27. They invited the top climate tech startups from around the world. Sponsored by USAID, Afreximbank, WFP, Google, UNDP, Microsoft and more, the event received over 422 applications from 77 countries. 15 finalists were invited to pitch their idea at COP27. Ryp Labs came first in this pitch competition! Ryp Labs is a food and crop protection company developing and commercializing biomimicry solutions to combat global food waste, sustainably and safely. Ryp Labs Labeled Solution is a safe sticker that was developed under a patent-pending formulation. The compounds making up this formulation work together in the vapor phase of the fruits to create a protective layer around it, extending the shelf life of fruits up to two weeks. 

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Haile Wako Integrated Farm selected as one of the top 50 Africa’s Business Heroes of 2022

The 2022 ABH PRize competition aims to identify, support ans inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are making a difference in their local communities, working to solve the most pressing problems, and building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future. Every year, the finalists are selected to compete in the ABH grand finale pitch competition and participate in a TV Show broadcasted online and across the continent. Haile Wako Integrated Farm made it to the top 50 list! Haile Wako Integrated Farm solution enhances engagement in agribusiness by improving seeds production, positively impacting farmer communities, in particular people of Ethiopia. The Solution is an out-grower scheme that provides technical assistance to farmers, and economically empower them, while enabling an environmentally friendly agribusiness solution.

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