The impact of EV on Earth’s resources is seldom misplaced. And in some cases, the common wisdom is almost entirely wrong.
In a circular economy, products and the materials they contain are highly valued. This contrasts with the traditional, linear economic model, which is based on a 'take-make-consume-throw away' pattern. In practice, a circular economy minimizes waste through reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products.
A great report has just been published by venture capital company Wing about the global panorama of Internet of Things startup companies and adoption by their target consumers.
The report is based on the analysis of 2,000+ deals, the context around the creation and exit activities, and interviews to IoT pioneers.
Interview for Círculo da Inovação sharing my challenge on the future of distributed and transformed energy, and my vision on how Portugal could create value in the economy by building an ecosystem to develop integrated Internet of Things solutions.
In a recent article on solar energy, McKinsey put together an overview of solar power worldwide installations as well a fine tutorial on some of the key success factors behind large scale deployment.
The same article also suggests an obvious business model based on two different entities, a developer company strong on cash for operations and a holding company with strong debt and stable yield.