Leading organizations form the Carbon Call to address reliability and interoperability in carbon accounting for the planet

Feb 11, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO — Feb. 10, 2022 — Over 20 leading organizations on Thursday announced an initiative to accelerate the development of reliable and interoperable carbon emissions accounting, which is necessary to help the world reach net zero by midcentury. The Carbon Call mobilizes collective action, investment and resources from scientific,…

EV charging software goes open source with Project Everest

Jan 27, 2022

The development and expansion of the EV charging software ecosystem is a critical component to the mainstream adoption of electric vehicles. However, the industry has become complex and fragmented, with multiple isolated solutions and inconsistent technology standards. This slows and threatens the adoption of EVs.

Industry IOT Interview Series with Shuli Goodman: Raising the Alarm on Climate Collapse

Jan 26, 2022

Today, there is a big issue with climate change. People need to realize this is climate collapse. Shuli Goodman acknowledges this reality: “we really begin drawing down carbon in the atmosphere, and that's on my mind all the time. Fires started two months earlier than usual in July. So there's…

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: EVerest

Jan 17, 2022

The goal of the open-source project EVerest is to develop and maintain an open source software stack for EV charging infrastructure.  EVerest consists of a framework to configure several interchangeable modules which are coupled by MQTT with each other.  The EVerest stack is made out of loosely coupled modules that…

Open source meet your biggest challenge yet: saving the planet

Nov 3, 2021

This past summer, one in three Americans experienced the future of climate change and its repercussions of extreme weather, including hurricanes, floods, droughts, heat domes, and wildfires that now make summer the most dangerous season on earth. In fact, climate change has helped drive a fivefold increase in the number of…

Cooperation Needed to Drive Energy Transition

Nov 1, 2021

The decarbonization of our global economies is a must to arrest climate change and create a sustainable future for everyone. Yet, the transition off fossil fuels to a more sustainable economic foundation will be rocky. Recent events underscore both the need and the challenge. https://www.powermag.com/cooperation-needed-to-drive-energy-transition

Open Source for Energy Transition

Sep 30, 2021

Going with renewable power sources is not the only way to make the grid greener. Adopting open source technologies can also contribute to mitigating climate change. In this Power Up podcast, we discuss open source innovation in the energy and electricity sectors with Shuli Goodman, founder and executive director of…

Microsoft joins grid decarbonization effort from Linux Foundation nonprofit

Sep 27, 2021

Microsoft has joined forces with LF Energy, a Linux Foundation nonprofit working to accelerate the energy transition of the world's grids and transportation systems through open source. Microsoft has become a General member of the foundation, and Audrey Lee, senior director of energy strategy at Microsoft, was elected to serve on…

How open source software could revamp the aging electrical grid

Sep 14, 2021

The Biden administration is pushing to turbocharge the U.S. shift from fossil fuels to cleaner energy as part of its massive infrastructure upgrade and battle against climate change. Modernizing the aging U.S. electrical grid needs to be part of this push — and new thinking, investment and innovation must be…

Linux Foundation Energy’s Executive Director, Dr. Shuli Goodman, On Decarbonization At The Electron Level

Sep 3, 2021

I recetly had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Shuli Goodman, the executive director of Linux Foundation Energy (LF Energy). The conversation was educational for me and it’s exciting to see how The Linux Foundation is doing its part in helping to decarbonize our world. Shuli’s background is in innovation theory…