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Gigatons of avoided emissions from 100 solutions
100 innovative clean energy solutions and >10 framework explorers with the potential to deliver close to three gigatons of avoided emissions by 2030.

1000 solutions will be presented at MI-5

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The solutions will each have the potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 10 million CO2 e/year or more by 2030 and/or be of strategic importance.

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Green technologies

Green technologies

SUSTEC is focusing on green technologies to reduce the environmental impact of existing technologies. SUSTEC has developed a process they call 'REGMAX' to overcome existing problems with mixed acid pickling and its regeneration. According to SUSTEC, the REGMAX process enables total recovery of all waste acids components: The process is applicable for all metal and acid concentrations and gives freedom of choosing the optimum pickling conditions for best pickling performance. The closed material loop minimizes the operational costs and environmental impact of pickling.

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Sustec
Austria
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Green technologies
solution: added 13th March, 2019

Sustec

Green technologies

SUSTEC is focusing on green technologies to reduce the environmental impact of existing technologies. SUSTEC has developed a process they call 'REGMAX' to overcome existing problems with mixed acid pickling and its regeneration. According to SUSTEC, the REGMAX process enables total recovery of all waste acids components: The process is applicable for all metal and acid concentrations and gives freedom of choosing the optimum pickling conditions for best pickling performance. The closed material loop minimizes the operational costs and environmental impact of pickling.

2030 potential GHG reductions

6t CO2e/year

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Harvesting heat from the city

Heat Harvest addresses the need for cooling in urban hot spots. The standard solution is to install air conditioning units and blow the hot air outside. This solution is not is suitable in densely populated city areas. Thus, other technical solutions are sought. Heat Harvest intends to cool pavements and building walls which are directly exposed to sunlight with water cooling lines which are directly enclosed in concrete, asphalt etc. which therefore have extremely low maintenance needs. 

Climathon Project Heat Harvest
Austria
Currently unavailable

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solution: added 14th May, 2019

Climathon Project Heat Harvest

Harvesting heat from the city

Heat Harvest addresses the need for cooling in urban hot spots. The standard solution is to install air conditioning units and blow the hot air outside. This solution is not is suitable in densely populated city areas. Thus, other technical solutions are sought. Heat Harvest intends to cool pavements and building walls which are directly exposed to sunlight with water cooling lines which are directly enclosed in concrete, asphalt etc. which therefore have extremely low maintenance needs. 

2030 potential GHG reductions

Currently unavailable

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Automatically created transport solutions for events

Automatically created transport solutions for events

Dynamically generated Mobility solutions for events and locations

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Climathon Project Triply
Austria
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Automatically created transport solutions for events
solution: added 14th May, 2019

Climathon Project Triply

Automatically created transport solutions for events

Dynamically generated Mobility solutions for events and locations

2030 potential GHG reductions

4t CO2e/year

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Virtual assistance for planning climate-friendly trips

Virtual assistance for planning climate-friendly trips

Reduce business trips through virtual assistant informing of money, time and CO2 emissions saved when avoiding or optimizing trips.

Climathon Project AiM
Austria
36

Virtual assistance for planning climate-friendly trips
solution: added 14th May, 2019

Climathon Project AiM

Virtual assistance for planning climate-friendly trips

Reduce business trips through virtual assistant informing of money, time and CO2 emissions saved when avoiding or optimizing trips.

2030 potential GHG reductions

36t CO2e/year

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Guidance for apartment seekers to minimize travel

Guidance for apartment seekers to minimize travel

App to identify which flat to rent to minimize travel

Climathon Project HomeWay
Austria
31

Guidance for apartment seekers to minimize travel
solution: added 14th May, 2019

Climathon Project HomeWay

Guidance for apartment seekers to minimize travel

App to identify which flat to rent to minimize travel

2030 potential GHG reductions

31t CO2e/year

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Platform for decentralized energy exchange

Platform for decentralized energy exchange

GreenSync has developed a platform for decentralized energy exchange (deX) to dramatically increase networks’ hosting capacity for renewable energy. deX transforms existing energy grids into marketplaces, enabling a more reliable and efficient energy system for society.

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GreenSync
Australia
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Platform for decentralized energy exchange
solution: added 14th May, 2019

GreenSync

Platform for decentralized energy exchange

GreenSync has developed a platform for decentralized energy exchange (deX) to dramatically increase networks’ hosting capacity for renewable energy. deX transforms existing energy grids into marketplaces, enabling a more reliable and efficient energy system for society.

2030 potential GHG reductions

23t CO2e/year

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Peer-to-peer solar electricity trading platform

SOLshare claims to have developed the world’s first peer-to-peer solar electricity trading platform that leverages existing solar home systems (SHS) in an off-grid context to create a bottom-up smart grid. SOLshare’s SOLbox is a DC bi-directional power meter, solar charge controller and end-user device that functions as an individual node of the electricity trading network. SOLbox allows the trading network to grow dynamically from the ‘bottom-up’ as more users connect over time. SOLshare facilitates secure peer-to-peer electricity trading between users; integrating mobile money payment, data analytics and grid management services. As a SOLshare network grows, it can connect with the national grid, operating in island mode or drawing power from the grid. 

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SOLshare
Bangladesh
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solution: added 15th March, 2019

SOLshare

Peer-to-peer solar electricity trading platform

SOLshare claims to have developed the world’s first peer-to-peer solar electricity trading platform that leverages existing solar home systems (SHS) in an off-grid context to create a bottom-up smart grid. SOLshare’s SOLbox is a DC bi-directional power meter, solar charge controller and end-user device that functions as an individual node of the electricity trading network. SOLbox allows the trading network to grow dynamically from the ‘bottom-up’ as more users connect over time. SOLshare facilitates secure peer-to-peer electricity trading between users; integrating mobile money payment, data analytics and grid management services. As a SOLshare network grows, it can connect with the national grid, operating in island mode or drawing power from the grid. 

2030 potential GHG reductions

Currently unavailable

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Industrial chemical heat transformer

Industrial chemical heat transformer

The Qpinch Industrial Chemical Heat Transformer is capable of recovering industrial waste heat from 75 °C and turn it into new process heat (e.g. steam) up to a temperature of max. 230 °C in a CO₂ neutral manner.  Qpinch says that the solution is applicable on a megawatt scale throughout all major industries such as chemical, food etc.  The company also claims to have the lowest total cost of ownership of all commercially available heat-producing technologies.

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Qpinch
Belgium
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Industrial chemical heat transformer
solution: added 13th March, 2019

Qpinch

Industrial chemical heat transformer

The Qpinch Industrial Chemical Heat Transformer is capable of recovering industrial waste heat from 75 °C and turn it into new process heat (e.g. steam) up to a temperature of max. 230 °C in a CO₂ neutral manner.  Qpinch says that the solution is applicable on a megawatt scale throughout all major industries such as chemical, food etc.  The company also claims to have the lowest total cost of ownership of all commercially available heat-producing technologies.

2030 potential GHG reductions

54t CO2e/year

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Decentralized biomethane mobility solutions

Decentralized biomethane mobility solutions

Atmove offers products and services necessary for decentralized biomethane mobility. The Atmove circular economy system offers an integration of biogas infrastructure to use organic waste from the agriculture, biomethane upgrading, BioGNG filling stations, vehicles and services within a one-stop-shop. According to Atmove, their solution compared to fossil alternatives cuts fuel costs by 50% and CO₂ emissions by 90% with a standardized product range that covers 80 % of the market needs.

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Atmove
Brazil
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Decentralized biomethane mobility solutions
solution: added 15th March, 2019

Atmove

Decentralized biomethane mobility solutions

Atmove offers products and services necessary for decentralized biomethane mobility. The Atmove circular economy system offers an integration of biogas infrastructure to use organic waste from the agriculture, biomethane upgrading, BioGNG filling stations, vehicles and services within a one-stop-shop. According to Atmove, their solution compared to fossil alternatives cuts fuel costs by 50% and CO₂ emissions by 90% with a standardized product range that covers 80 % of the market needs.

2030 potential GHG reductions

66t CO2e/year

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CarbonCure

CarbonCure

Concrete is the most abundant man-made material in the world; it is the backbone of modern society. But cement, the critical ingredient that gives concrete its strength, is responsible for up to 7% of the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. 

CarbonCure manufactures a technology for concrete producers that introduce recycled CO2 into fresh concrete. In a process known as CO2 mineralization, the CO2 is converted to a mineral and becomes permanently captured. Best of all, CO2 makes concrete better. 

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CarbonCure
Canada
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CarbonCure
solution: added 13th March, 2019

CarbonCure

CarbonCure

Concrete is the most abundant man-made material in the world; it is the backbone of modern society. But cement, the critical ingredient that gives concrete its strength, is responsible for up to 7% of the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. 

CarbonCure manufactures a technology for concrete producers that introduce recycled CO2 into fresh concrete. In a process known as CO2 mineralization, the CO2 is converted to a mineral and becomes permanently captured. Best of all, CO2 makes concrete better. 

2030 potential GHG reductions

Currently unavailable

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