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July 28, 2022 | Company News

Turntide Organizational Update  

An important announcement from Chairman & CEO Ryan Morris Over the past several weeks, Turntide has experienced both highs and lows. While we recently announced that we’d raised additional capital,…

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July 5, 2022 | Company Culture

T-Rex Radio: How Turntide’s Values Drive Innovation and Quality 

At Turntide, our mission is to invent and scale breakthrough technologies to optimize how humanity uses energy, but that’s only possible if our Tideturners feel supported and encouraged to pursue…

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June 15, 2022 | Company News

The Impact and Promise of Climate Tech Has Never Been Clearer

We recently announced that Turntide raised a new round of funding that valued our company at over $1 billion.  This is a big milestone for Turntide, but in the…

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June 9, 2022 | Energy Prices

The Only Proactive Choice for Europe’s Energy-Starved Businesses 

Europe’s energy costs have spiked dramatically over the past two years. While the causes are well documented, the proposed solutions almost always leave out the most important and proactive step…

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May 24, 2022 | Energy Prices

Permanently Higher Energy Prices Are Forcing Businesses to Innovate or Die 

The age of cheap fossil fuels has come to an end. Since the beginning of 2021, the prices of natural gas, crude…

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May 9, 2022 | Policy & Regulation

The New Low-Hanging Fruit in Sustainability: Motor Retrofits Could Save $100M Annually in Chicago

Utility rebate programs are currently dominated by LED projects, which account for more than 90% of kWh savings, according to ACEEE. It’s easy to understand the prevalence of these…

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May 5, 2022 | Policy & Regulation

Turntide’s New Policy Specialist Wants to Incentivize Adoption of Climate-Saving Tech

To build a sustainable planet, industry and government must forge lasting partnerships that incentivize new technological breakthroughs and the adoption of these solutions at scale. John Sheff, Turntide’s new Senior…

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April 26, 2022 | Technology

How a 200-Year-Old Technology Can Solve Our Current Energy Crunch

Motors are the backbone of our world, the hidden driver of prosperity and comfort earned through technological advancement, but they’re also the hidden driver of climate change. Today in the…

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April 20, 2022 | Building Compliance

Regulations That Mid-Size Buildings Need to Know and the Real Benefits of Compliance

The twin crises of climate change and COVID-19 are colliding to hit small to mid-size building owners and operators particularly hard. State and local policies designed to lower emissions and…

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March 24, 2022 | Company Culture

Engineers Will Save Our Planet

Engineers have driven humanity’s rapid technological transformation, accelerating everything from transportation to digital transformation. Now, thanks to evolving global priorities, engineers have their sights on the greatest challenge of our…

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March 9, 2022 | Company Culture

Why I Became a Tideturner: People and Planet

I joined Turntide in 2021 for two simple reasons: “people” and “planet.” At the time, I wasn’t really looking for something new, but I had worked with Turntide’s Chief Information…

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February 25, 2022 | Sustainability

Rare Earth Minerals Are Undermining Your Sustainability Efforts

Curbing climate change requires a two-pronged approach to sustainability: producing more renewable energy and decreasing energy consumption. Yet in our rush to address the greatest challenge of our time, humanity…

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February 14, 2022 | Electrification

Why the North East Is the Most Exciting Tech Hub in the UK

The North East is a world technology centre for electric vehicles (EVs), so developing our own electrification solution in the region was a no-brainer. Following our £100 million acquisition…

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February 7, 2022 | Sustainability

Rethinking Sustainability: How Agile OEMs Can Dominate an Evolving Market

Appetites for sustainable products are only growing, driven by a warming planet and the looming regulations designed to achieve net-zero emissions. You know it, your customers know it, and your…

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December 15, 2021 | Sustainable Operations

Webinar | Sustainability & Digital Transformation

Sustainability & Digital Transformation: How to Build Business Opportunity & Resiliency Webinar Overview Business transformation isn’t a one-and-done event, but a continuous process of adapting to a volatile and…

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December 4, 2021 | Company Culture

Turntide Through the Eyes of Women Engineers

A few weeks ago, I attended WE21, the world’s largest conference for women in engineering and technology. The conference connects some of the brightest and most ambitious women engineers from…

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November 23, 2021 | HVAC Retrofit

What Most Companies and Schools Forget When Reopening Their Doors

Over the past 18 months, countless scientific studies have unequivocally proven the effectiveness of vaccines, masks, and social distancing in reducing the transmission of Covid-19. Taken together,…

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November 9, 2021 | Environment & Sustainability

A Long Climb to Reinventing the Motor

A few weeks ago, I was honored with the Professional Achievement Award from my alma mater, the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, in recognition of my innovative high rotor…

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November 1, 2021 | Grocery

Webinar | Sustainable Operations

Shopping for Savings: Tips for Lowering Energy Costs and Boosting Profits for Grocery Stores Grocery stores are facing new challenges in the face of evolving consumer appetites. In order…

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November 1, 2021 | Electrification

Turntide Showcases Hyperdrive Battery System at COP26 in Partnership with Hitachi Rail

For the next two weeks, the eyes of the world will be on Glasgow as world leaders come together at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, better…

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September 28, 2021 | Environment & Sustainability

Turntide Signs The Climate Pledge to Achieve Net-Zero by 2040

Turntide Technologies is proud to have signed The Climate Pledge, a climate action initiative led by Amazon and Climate Optimism, alongside more than 200 business leaders dedicated to a sustainable…

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September 27, 2021 | Sustainable Operations

Webinar | Sustainable Operations

Rethink Sustainability: More than just a boost to your bottomline Watch this recorded webinar to learn how you can rethink sustainability – not only to reduce costs but also…

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September 5, 2021 | Sustainable Operations

Digital Transformation and the Path to Sustainable Operations

Being a sustainable business is no longer optional. Increased regulations, volatile energy costs, consumer demands, and a changing political landscape make it necessary. However, many companies, solely focused on the…

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April 22, 2021 | Environment & Sustainability

It’s Always Earth Day For Some Of Us

Every April when Earth Day rolls we are prompted to stop and think about the environment and what we can do to protect it, but for many people…

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January 29, 2021 | Company News

Meet Brad Surak, Turntide’s Chief Product Officer

2021 has kicked off in an epic way with the addition of Brad Surak as Chief Product Officer. Brad brings a special combination of skills to his new role: a…

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December 3, 2020 | Environment & Sustainability

Rare Earth Minerals: the Dirty Ingredient in “Clean” Tech

Rare earth minerals are the ugly little secret of many “clean” technologies today – including the many high efficiency motors which depend on permanent magnets. These motors run…

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September 17, 2020 | HVAC Retrofit

The CARES Act is making HVAC upgrades way more affordable

Write off 100% of upgrades the year they are installed with the 2020 CARES Act In the time of COVID-19, optimizing HVAC efficiency is key to maintaining healthy…

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July 19, 2020 | Company News

Software Motor Company is now Turntide Technologies

Software Motor Company is proud to announce that we are assuming a new name and a new brand identity: Turntide Technologies. We chose to rebrand this…

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July 7, 2020 | Company News

Turntide Technologies: a new name for Software Motor Company

This month, Software Motor Company will be rebranding to Turntide Technologies.  We’re the same company, same people, same revolutionary product line. This new name…

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June 29, 2020 | HVAC Retrofit

Returning to Work Under Pandemic: Maximizing Peace of Mind, Minimizing Costs

The global spread of the novel coronavirus has dramatically altered the lives of nearly everyone in the world, with tens of millions infected and clusters breaking out in…

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