SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, and Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, have selected four startups for Greentown Labs Bold Ideas 2020 in partnership with Schneider Electric. The six-month partnerships accelerator program is focused on enabling the swift deployment, integration, and operation of energy storage assets at scale.

More than 115 startups from six countries applied to Bold Ideas 2020. After a highly competitive recruitment and deliberation process, four companies were selected to participate in the accelerator program:

  • e-Zinc, based in Toronto, develops a low-cost, flexible, and long-duration electrochemical technology solution that stores energy in zinc metal.
  • Packetized Energy, based in Vermont, develops a platform solution to transform existing energy devices in homes and businesses into smart, valuable, and flexible energy resources. Packetized Energy has been
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New Hampshire is a wonderful place. That’s why my wife Amy and I chose to move here almost 40 years ago so I could be a public defender. Eight years later, I became the Claremont school funding lawyer, where I defended the interests of our most vulnerable – children, seniors, and small business owners, against the crushing weight of the immoral and unfair property tax, New Hampshire’s most broad-based tax.

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled in our favor in 1997 that the property tax system was broken and we needed a better, more equitable way to fund our schools. Unfortunately, politicians have refused to fix the problem. Now is the time for bold ideas and courageous leadership. I hope to offer that to our state as governor.

We are confronting a COVID crisis, economic crisis, health care crisis, climate crisis and racial justice crisis. The time for half-measures is

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As an organization that specializes in helping businesses transform, the coming decade should hold no shortage of opportunities for French management consulting giant Capgemini.

After all, the world’s leading climate scientists made clear in the IPCC’s landmark 2018 report that the next 10 years will be critical in deciding whether the planet stands a chance of limiting average global warming to a manageable — if far from ideal — level by the end of the 21st century, placing huge impetus on governments and businesses to massively up their ambition in driving towards net zero as quickly as possible.

That is precisely where Capgemini’s expertise comes in, explains James Robey, the firm’s head of corporate sustainability.

“Sustainability is a business change problem,” he tells BusinessGreen. “Arguably it’s the biggest business change problem we’ve ever seen. Over the next decade virtually every business on the planet is going to have to radically

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