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Discovery of geothermal systems
EnergyICT

Discovery of geothermal systems

A holistic toolkit powered by machine learning

The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy is set on accelerating the discovery of commercially viable geothermal systems, developing a playbook that combines play fairway analysis, machine learning, advanced geostatistics and other techniques into a holistic exploration toolkit.

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Source: Think GeoEnergy
Making infrastructure smart
Circular EconomyClimateICT

Making infrastructure smart

People, connectivity, sustainability and digitalisation

COVID has been a cruel teacher, yet we must heed its lessons. And if we think that COVID has been bad, climate change will be worse. That’s why we must up our game on systems-thinking in every sector, including the built environment.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Accelerating sustainable development
Circular EconomyHealthICT

Accelerating sustainable development

3 areas where blockchain could be an SDG game changer

Building resilient and transparent supply chains is one area where blockchain could be an SDG game changer. Pilots include the deployment of blockchain technology by AB InBev to facilitate transparency in pricing around locally sourced crops for which farmers had been historically underpaid.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Saving our forests
ClimateICT

Saving our forests

Solutions emerging from UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge

The Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge has sourced over 250 entrepreneurial solutions to save our forests. These include solutions to scale and accelerate forest conservation and restoration, green our cities, unlock Industry 4.0 technology for trees, and stimulate the forest economy.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Fresh water shortage
OceansWater

Fresh water shortage

Keeping a vital lifeline flowing worldwide

Within 10 years there will be a 40% shortage of fresh water. New filtration processes, higher efficiency pumps and wastewater treatment units are among the many innovations that are needed to take on the challenge of ensuring a safe, stable supply of fresh water.

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Source: Forbes
Renewable energy generation
Energy

Renewable energy generation

Flexibility and storage are what matters most

As COVID-19 hit the world, energy demand declined, and electricity generation was more than ever dominated by renewable energy sources. More flexibility in demand and different types of storage are what matters most as the share of renewable energy generation grows.

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Source: VITO
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