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A Cleantech Start-up Using Consumer Power to Repair the Planet

A Cleantech Start-up Using Consumer Power to Repair the Planet

27 April 2021

When Greener (then known as Green Wallet) sent their application form in to the ClimateLaunchpad 2019 competition, they were just two guys, some mates they wrangled some favours out of, and a goal. They wanted to build a solution that would help people to repair the planet with every dollar they spend. Through their ClimateLaunchpad …

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Business Renewables Centre – Australia: System-wide collaboration for catalytic climate impact

Business Renewables Centre – Australia: System-wide collaboration for catalytic climate impact

24 April 2021

In the world of climate innovation, the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) is not a textbook venture. Rather, it is an unprecedented organisational collaboration, allowing market competitors to access high-value renewable electricity contracts by acting systemically. There are a number of pain points for transitioning mid-to-large scale electricity users to renewables. For renewable energy developers, …

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$200,000 fund for our 2018 participant The Compost Depot

$200,000 fund for our 2018 participant The Compost Depot

3 July 2019

This story was originally published by ClimateLaunchpad. Read the original here. Australian start-up, The Compost Depot, is on a mission to reduce the amount of organic waste going to landfill. They set up a community worm farm/compost depot in Melbourne for locals who cannot compost their waste at home. As they want to grow their …

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Fashion is cyclical. And getting circular.

Fashion is cyclical. And getting circular.

30 May 2019

We don’t usually think about what goes into making our clothes, or what happens to them after we donate them or throw them away. But the environmental impact of our fashion choices is enormous. One garbage truck of textiles is wasted every second. 92 million tonnes of solid waste dumped into landfills each year can …

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From local ingenuity to global impact: How WA cleantech startup Sunovate got their big break

From local ingenuity to global impact: How WA cleantech startup Sunovate got their big break

15 April 2019

Sunovate were the Australian winners of ClimateLaunchpad in 2018, the world's biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition. Since completing the competition late last year, Sunovate is now a thriving photovoltaic-thermal technology startup. We catch up with Cesira Leigh to find out how they transformed their idea into a business reality.

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Climate-KIC Australia Launchpad winner Capricorn Power on their way to creating low-cost electricity and manufacturing jobs for Regional Victoria

Climate-KIC Australia Launchpad winner Capricorn Power on their way to creating low-cost electricity and manufacturing jobs for Regional Victoria

19 March 2018

Climate-KIC Australia brought the Climate Launchpad competition to Australia for the first time in 2017 and saw start-up Capricorn Power win the Victorian Finals with their business idea to commercialise an efficient heat engine to create a green waste disposal, and renewable electricity and heating solutions. As one of three Australian winners, start-up Capricorn Power …

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