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Sustainability and Green IT Services News for Technology Partners: 02 January 2024

January 2, 2024 by Joe Panettieri

Here is today’s sustainability news, research and analysis for technology partners; renewable energy and green IT service providers; management consultants; CIOs; chief sustainability officers (CSOs) and c-suite members.

A. Sustainable Technology, Talent, Partnerships and Green IT Alliances

1. Small Business Loans: In a reversal, the U.S. federal government plans to heighten efforts to collect billions in unpaid COVID loans related to the PPP and EIDL programs, The Washington Post reported.

2. Warehouse Automation: Plug Power has installed an electrolyzer system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colorado. The install produces low-carbon hydrogen to fuel more than 225 hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklift trucks at the site, known as DEN8, the companies said.

B. Sustainability M&A, Investments, Funding and Green IT Business Launches

1. Merger Guidelines: The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice in mid-December 2023 released the 2023 merger guidelines.

2. M&A Activity Falls: M&A activity in 2023 was $2.9 trillion, down 17% from 2022, according to data from the London Stock Exchange Group, The Wall Street Journal reported.

3. M&A - Hydro Power: NexifRatch Energy Investments has acquired a hydro power plant with peak hour storage located in Lao Cai province, Vietnam, The Asset reported. The seller was Nam Tien Group. The buyer is a joint venture company owned 51% by Nexif Energy of Singapore and 49% by Ratch Group of Thailand, the report said.

4. M&A List: Here's our database of all M&A deals involving sustainability, green IT and renewable energy buyers, sellers and investors.

C. Regional and Global Sustainability Policies and News

1. United States - Houston, Texas: Houston has become a significant destination for clean tech startups, attracting over $6 billion in venture capital in five years and hosting the largest engineering workforce in the U.S., OilPrice reported.

2. Middle East - Data Centers and SAP Applications: SAP plans to host its public cloud infrastructure in Moro Hub data centers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Channel Post reported. Moro Hub’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park data center has been recognized as the largest solar-powered data center by the Guinness World Records. 

D. Sustainability and Green Technology Conference Calendar

  1. Goldman Sachs Energy, CleanTech and Utilities Conference 2024 (January 4-5, Miami Beach, Florida)
  2. Sustainability Forum Middle East (SFME) 2024 (January 8-9, Bahrain)
  3. CES 2024 (Las Vegas, Nevada)
  4. European Chief Sustainability Awards (January 15, Davos)
  5. Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America 2024 (January 17-19, San Diego, California)
  6. CleanTech Forum 2024 North America 2024 (January 22-24, San Diego, California)
  7. Complete Calendar of Sustainability Conferences

E. Previous Updates & Future News

1. Did You Miss Yesterday's Daily Update?: Here is our previous sustainability, green IT and renewable energy news for technology partners.

2. Future Updates: If you have news to share then please email me the details.

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