The 600-kW Storms Hog Power
plant at Storms Hog Farm near Bladenboro, NC has been operating at full capacity for the past 90 days.
North Carolina’s largest swine waste-to-energy system, Storms Hog Power says it is generating enough clean renewable electricity to the local utility to offset the electricity consumption of nearly 300 average size homes in the area.READ
ICT AND BIG
DATA sap Announces Connected Car Co-Innovation Projects with
Toyota, Volkwagen, Verifone
Today at the 14th sap Automotive
Forum in Leipzig, Germany, SAP announced two co-innovation projects aimed at broadening the potential of connected-car technology.
A pilot with Volkswagen AG will use SAP’s mobility and cloud services to help drivers locate parking and nearby food offers in Hannover, Germany, while a partnership with Toyota ITC and VeriFone aims to dramatically simplify drivers’ fueling experience. READ MORE
Some of the most profound
recent developments in media, technology, education and science have been the product of crowdsourcing.
Think of Wikipedia, Linux, or reCAPTCHA — all are products of harnessing the power of collective human intelligence.
While these are notable applications, can crowdsourcing be used to tackle some of the world’s more pressing problems — such as climate change? READ MORE
Scientists at USC have
developed a new water-based organic battery that is long lasting, and built from inexpensive, eco-friendly components.
It uses no metals or toxic materials and is intended for use in power plants, where it can make the energy grid more resilient and efficient by creating a large-scale means to store energy for use as needed, which could be a boon for renewable energy.READ
This paper is a compilation of 10 innovation predictions for the
world in 2025, based on research done by Thomson Reuters analysts.
The aim of this project was to identify 10 technologies of tomorrow that will be in use in 2025 based on research and development identifiable in the literature of today – both scientific literature and published patents. READ MORE
Corporate Engagement Awards The Corporate
Engagement Awards celebrate the best partnerships, sponsorships and corporate social responsibility programmes.
This year marks the fourth anniversary of what has swiftly become Europe’s benchmark awards event celebrating corporate partnerships that yield world-class mutually beneficial relationships.
Find out more about the awards by following the @comms_events Twitter handle or visit the website: http://www.corporateengagementawards.com