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Low-carbon energy systems
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Low-carbon energy systems

Plugging the energy investment gap

Access to renewable energy finance remains a key challenge for developing nations. The Climate Investment Platform blends the capabilities and resources of IRENA, SEforAll, UNDP and the Green Climate Fund to initiate a step change in developing countries’ pursuit of low-carbon energy ambitions.

 

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Source: IRENA
Smart energy systems
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Smart energy systems

Innovations addressing the needs of women

Research indicates how energy innovations that ignore the gendered nature of domestic chores can undermine the ability of new policies to achieve more flexibility. Considering gender when designing such innovations is therefore crucial to avoid reinforcing income inequalities.

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Source: The Conversation
Discovery of geothermal systems
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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
Renewable energy generation
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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
Energy resilience
Energy

Energy resilience

It’s about more than just the money

We should be careful not to define the value of energy resilience in money terms only. Four concrete examples demonstrate how decision makers leading an energy storage project can choose to do energy justice to low-income communities.

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Source: GreenBiz
Cities and infrastructure
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Cities and infrastructure

3 inspiring places putting nature first

Smart green cities can protect nature, create millions of jobs and trillions of additional revenues or savings by 2030. Find out how 3 inspiring places put nature first, designing energy-neutral buildings, protecting coastal communities against flooding or securing water supply.

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Source: World Economic Forum