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Deep-Sea Mineral Platform
EnergyICTOceans

Staying ahead of the battery boom

To meet the growing demand for seabed minerals and create the space needed for mineral sourcing manufacturers and metal markets to take thoughtful action on this topic, the World Economic Forum has launched the Deep-Sea Minerals Dialogue.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Low-carbon energy systems
Energy

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
EnergyGender

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
EnergyICT

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
Energy

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

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