Category: Natural Resources

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CO2 conversion & utilization pathways: Techno-economic insights

– Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas known as one of the main contributors to climate...
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US biofuel regulations: What to know now to get ahead in the energy transformation

– Measures and regulations to protect the environment from carbon emissions are not new, but the...
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How are innovative materials disrupting the hydropower sector?

– The hydropower sector is currently experiencing several technological developments to improve its sustainability and also...
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Urban greening to fight climate change within the Green New Deal context

– The Green New Deal is an international proposal that lays out a grand plan for...
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Adoption of smart technologies toward increased water quality

– Water treatment is required for applications ranging from human consumption to industrial operations and is...
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The new revolution of hydropower digitization

– Hydropower is the world’s most mature and ancient renewable energy source, producing 1300 GW of...
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Why is green hydrogen the fuel of the present?

– Green hydrogen has been receiving a lot of interest, especially in the past few years....
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Water supply and treatment amid the pandemic

– Currently, with the world facing the global pandemic situation of COVID-19, various organizations like KWR...
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Current and upcoming innovations in solar cell technologies

– Solar energy, the third-largest renewable energy source after hydropower and wind, has emerged as a...
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Smart mining: How artificial intelligence can benefit the mining industry

– With the total operating expenses of the top mining companies worldwide reaching USD $15 billion,...
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How digital twins are helping repurpose sustainability values across different sectors

– In 2019, the global digital twin market was valued at USD $3.8 billion. A great...
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Emerging opportunities for photovoltaic-hydropower hybrid plants

– Hydropower and solar power plants have, in the past, been developed separately. Recently, hydro and...
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The applications of tomorrow’s aerial vehicles in today’s oil & gas industry

– The recent surge in the innovation of aerial vehicles brings with it a pair of...
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From wind turbines to hydrokinetic turbines: Technology, market opportunities and challenges

– Wind turbines exploit the kinetic energy of an air flow, i.e. wind velocity, to rotate...
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Can biofuels serve as a potential alternative energy source?

– With the impetus of creating a circular economy, where none of the inputs or products...
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Gas companies using AI to predict leaks and disasters: The way forward?

– With the rapid increase in urbanization, coupled with unpredictable climatic events (flash floods, landslides, and...
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5G gives utilities and power producers a connectivity upgrade

– 5G (fifth generation) is the latest generation of cellular/wireless network technology that is already here...
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6 innovative technologies that can fight the climate crisis

– Amid growing concern about the increasingly negative impacts of the climate crisis, innovative technologies need...
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Emerging technologies and challenges in hydropower

– Throughout the world, 16% of electricity production is generated by hydropower plants. Compared to wind...
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Will advances in hydraulic fracturing be able to balance between controversies and necessities?

– Permeable rocks have traditionally been considered as resources of natural gas and oil. They’re generally...

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