Cleantech Blog

The Alacrity Clean Technology blog

Stories, podcasts, resources, and more content focused on the cleantech sector

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16 Dec: What We Know About Canada’s Cleantech Sector

In season three, episode three of Cleantech Talks, we speak with two of Alacrity Canada’s Senior Advisors, as well as…

Raising Funds
16 Sep: Raising Funds as a Cleantech Startup

In season three, episode two of Cleantech Talks, we host four of our cleantech portfolio company CEOs to talk about…

david hunt, leaders in cleantech and hyperion executive search
09 Sep: Cleantech Insights from “Leaders in Cleantech” Podcast Host, David Hunt

Welcome to season three of Cleantech Talks! In episode one of this season, we talk to David Hunt, CEO at…

Four maps of the globe show global warming at 1C, 1.5C, 2C, and 4C.
23 Aug: AR6: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Releases Sixth Assessment Report

On Monday, August 9th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of their sixth assessment report…

energy efficiency
07 Jul: Deploying Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses – India

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) — a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC Ltd — is accepting tenders for deploying…

Electricity Tower
05 Jul: Grid-scale Battery Energy Storage System – India

NTPC Limited, a Government of India enterprise, is seeking expressions of interest from global companies or their representatives and consortium…

24 Jun: The Plastics Circular Economy in BC: A Recap from Our Virtual Event

Alacrity Cleantech hosted a virtual panel discussion on July 17th on the topic of the plastics circular economy in BC….

plastic recycling
03 Jun: Supporting a Plastics Circular Economy in Canada and British Columbia

Plastic recycling in Canada is a complex topic, as it is in much of the world. While most people understand…

water energy production
01 Jun: Robotic Scanning of Underwater Hulls – India

A client in India is seeking surveying tools for robotic scanning of underwater hulls and appendages, including the boot top…

oil spill response
31 May: Port Expansion, Oil Response Challenge – Mexico

In Mexico, companies leasing space at ports are requested to have their own oil response in the event of a…

crop protection
31 May: Natural Animal Deterrent for Rice Production – Mexico

Ducks are a massive issue in rice fields in Mexico. Rice field farmers are looking for new methods that are…

green solution
31 May: Decreasing and Processing Residual Scrap Metal Dust – Mexico

Residual dust from melting and processing scrap metal produces about 500 tons of dust a week that is sent for…

plastic wrap recycling
31 May: Effective Plastic Recycling System for Palette Wraps – Mexico

A Mexican palette wrap company uses 300 tons of plastic for shipment per month. 100 tons are recycled and 200…

environment baseline
31 May: Environmental Preservation Around Port Expansion – Mexico

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is being collected to provide a better tracking system of coral species and forest reserve. This is…

emissions reduction
31 May: Reducing Factory Leaks – Mexico

A steel pipe factory is collecting a good amount of residuals in its extraction process. It would like to recuperate…

emissions reduction
31 May: Reducing Gas Emissions at Chemical Facility – Mexico

A chemical material distribution facility that uses valves to relieve the tanks that hold the chemicals systematically is noting a…

water energy production
31 May: Run of the River Hydroelectricity Generation – Mexico

Run of River is a global Mexican-based company with a business model based on sustainability. It aims to respond to…

energy efficiency
31 May: 24/7 Energy Efficiency Challenge at Steel Plant – Mexico

The cost of the energy it takes to run a steel plant is incredibly high. This prevents many in Mexico…