The Arizona Technology Council’s June 2020 Tech Sector Speaker Series event featured a distinguished panel of sustainability experts who shared their insight and expertise on how renewable energy technologies are driving economic development. Moderated by Michelle De Blasi, Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Attorney, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
As Congress looks for targeted and timely ways to prime the economy for recovery, it should seize this opportunity to modernize the nation’s power system with investments that will pay dividends for the economy and the environment for generations.
A new survey finds that a majority of Arizonans (65%) support requiring Arizona electric utilities to generate 100% clean energy by 2050, why electric trucks are the inevitable future, technology and digital transformation are key to modernization in the energy industry, ‘cool pavement’ experiments in Los Angeles is help urban planners find ways to ease rising temperatures, GM’s million-mile electric vehicle battery, and more.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual panel discussion with a distinguished panel of infrastructure expert from the City of Mesa, Cyxtera Technologies, Salt River Project and Life 365 Inc. Panelists discussed he vital role infrastructure plays in the economy, the growth of technology jobs in the infrastructure space, and the new opportunities in a true sustainability-driven economy. Moderated by Kirk Busch, CEO of BigData Southwest & the chairman of Az4Solar.org, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
In response to a request for input from the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) recommends that a new stimulus package include provisions to jumpstart manufacturing, technology entrepreneurship, and clean energy innovation.
Natron Energy, the world leader in sodium-ion batteries using Prussian Blue chemistry, has successfully deployed their innovative BlueTray4000™ battery with Forced Physics DCT within their High-Performance Compute platform enabling uninterrupted performance and ride-through backup power.
Arizona Corporation Commission Commissioner Lea Márquez Peterson issued a letter calling on her fellow Commissioners to pass a policy that would require regulated electric utilities to generate 100% of their power from clean energy resources by 2050.
The Arizona Technology Council supports renewable energy initiatives and sustainability solutions through engagement, collaboration and education to reduce waste and conserve energy to create a vibrant economy and strong communities for future generations.
The Arizona Technology Council announced its support to Arizona Public Service and CEO Jeff Guldner for their commitment to a clean energy future in Arizona. The utility’s decision to increase its use of renewable energy is critical to the trajectory of developing technologies that will ensure reliable and affordable energy sources.
ASU’s leadership and innovation continues to define tomorrow’s energy solutions. The university’s capacity for collaboration warrants the nation’s investment in the vision for solving the energy needs of the future.