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Category: Sustainability

New Climate Next Documentary Episode: Driving Toward Cheaper, Greener Power with Octopus Energy

Fossil fuels have powered transportation and industry since the Industrial Revolution. To combat climate change, the pursuit of cleaner, cheaper, and more sustainable forms of energy has become essential. In episode three of the four-part AWS documentary series Climate Next, the London-based energy tech pioneer Octopus Energy uses smart grid technology to support an all-renewable […]

How Greenko uses AWS IoT and serverless for wind monitoring

India is going through a revolution in renewable energy (RE). During fiscal years 2016–2020, the Indian RE generation space saw a compound annual growth rate of 17.33 percent. This was fueled by dedicated support from the government in the form of RE-focused policies such as the Green Energy Corridor Project and increased investment in the […]

Humans as Sensors for Water

Blog contributed by Mayank Sharma, Chief Data Officer at Vyntelligence. Humans have a vital relationship with water – it is essential for life, it nourishes and delights us, and it has been and continues to be revered as a fundamental element of nature. In fact, our thirst response mechanism is based on a highly sensitive […]

Bayer Project Carbonview: Tracing Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) through the agriculture supply chain

Here at AWS we are incorporating sustainability measures in our business to deliver on Amazon’s commitment to building a sustainable business for our customers and the planet. In 2019, Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge—a commitment to be net zero carbon across our business by 2040, 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. Similar to our […]

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Driving Sustainability in Retail through Transparent Measurement

With consumers increasingly making purchases based on the sustainability practices of a brand, retail brands are making public commitments to environmentally-friendly manufacturing and operating practices. Ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement, Amazon co-created the climate pledge in 2019 for organizations looking to be net-zero carbon by 2040, and over 100 enterprises have since signed […]

Amazon Renewable Energy Manager

How Amazon Achieves Near-Real-Time Renewable Energy Plant Monitoring to Optimize Performance Using AWS

As part of the goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, Amazon is on a path to powering its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. In June 2021, Amazon became the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, reaching 65 percent renewable energy across […]

Innowatts Advances Energy Transition with SaaS Solutions Built on AWS

On September 1, AWS Partner Innowatts announced a solution to allow energy providers to fully leverage the transformative power of cloud-based, fully scalable data analytics. Leveraging the power and agility of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to process 4.3 billion data points per hour, Innowatts’ SaaS energy analytics platform has been deployed across nine countries and […]

New Era of Energy

Seven Ways Technology Will Lead the Way for Ethical Commerce in Retail and CPG

Ethical commerce and technology are essential to a company’s survival. In the retail and CPG spaces, a company’s commitment to its stakeholders is not just expected; if done well, it offers a competitive advantage. The adoption of technology makes a critical difference in whether a company thrives or simply survives. Technology can play a larger […]

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Automating Wind Farm Maintenance Using Drones and AI

Introduction Turbine maintenance is an expensive, high-risk task. According to a recent analysis from the news website, wind farm owners are expected to spend more than $40 billion on operations and maintenance over a decade. Another recent study finds by using drone-based inspection instead of traditional rope-based inspection, you can reduce the operational costs by 70% […]

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AI-Driven Visual Inspection of Wind Turbines Based on Drone Imaging

Introduction Keeping wind turbines operational also means keeping them well maintained. One of the steps in maintenance is regular visual inspection. Wind farm operation and maintenance companies started to utilize drones with attached cameras to perform visual inspections. According to a recent study, drone-based inspection reduces costs by up to 70% and decreases revenue lost […]