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The global technology race: Is China truly ahead of the West?

The  Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) recently released a report titled “The Global Race for Future Power,” which delivered a striking message: Western countries are...
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Microplastics in Industry: Identifying Risks & Opportunities for Action

– Microplastics are small plastic particles measuring less than 5 mm that do not biodegrade and...
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Identifying the best biofuel and suppliers to lower maritime transportation emissions

– About the Client: The Client is a Major Mining Company. The Client set a goal...
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How virtual power plants can save the U.S. trillions in grid upgrades

– Generating and consuming renewable energy presents challenges due to intermittency and geographical limitations. To address...
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World Economic Forum 2023: 5 Key Takeaways

– The World Economic Forum is an international not-for-profit organization focused on promoting cooperation between the...

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Hydrogen as a Fuel for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plants

– Currently, using hydrogen as a fuel for CHP plants with a goal of reducing greenhouse...
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How to Avoid Pipeline Failures

– Leaking pipes lost the equivalent of $7.6 billion worth of treated water in 2019, and...
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Are fuel cell electric cars better than battery electric cars?

– In the absence of an infrastructure to support FCEVs, BEVs are the more favorable option...
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Hydrogen-Based Energy Adoption in Aviation

– Hydrogen-based energy is the generation of energy that uses hydrogen and hydrogen-rich fuels in fuel...
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Achieving Greenhouse Gas Goals: How Organizations Can Measure and Reduce Carbon Emissions

– Climate change is the biggest existential challenge of our times that can potentially disrupt business...
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Achieving Greenhouse Gas Goals: Metal Industry Strategies For A Low-Carbon Future

– Included in this report: What are the drivers and political framework pushing steel manufacturing companies...
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Hydropower: The Next Frontier

– Hydropower is shifting from a flexible source of energy covering peak loads in a fossil...
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Renewable Energies: The Place To Go

– COVID-19 has impacted all industries and renewable energy is no exception. The present document aims...
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COVID-19 & Natural Resources: How To Continue Operations Safely

– The natural resources sector has been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic due to closures...
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How Can Workplaces Offer COVID-19 Testing?

– In this report, we detail all of the currently available COVID-19 workplace testing options, detailing...
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When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

– In this report, we’ll cover what companies can do sustain, and even grow, in this...
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Additive Manufacturing in Energy Production

– The energy and natural resources industries have not been at the forefront of additive manufacturing...
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State of the Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Battery Market 2019-2030

– Report Highlights: Advancements in battery technology and the electrification of the automobile have contributed enormously...
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6 Startup Water Management Technologies

– What technologies and/or companies have emerged in the last few years in water management? The...
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Smart Road Technologies Shaping the Future of Transportation

– Report Highlights: Key driving trends: Electrification Infrastructure Improvements Safety and Improved User Experience Renewable Energy...
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New tech for old industries: Leveraging renewable energy in surprising places

– In 2017, 70% of net new global power generating capacity came from renewable energy. Renewable...
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Synthetic biology: The future of food, pharmaceuticals, fuel and chemicals

– The field of synthetic biology is rapidly developing. Its aims are no less than engineering...

Case Studies

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Low-power sensor technologies for cold storage logistics applications

– About the Client: The Client is a Global Leader in HVAC and Logistics Solutions. As...
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Technology landscape for improving O&G field operations efficiency

– About the Client: The Client is a multinational oil & gas company. The Client wanted...
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Analysis of technologies and markets for captured CO2 utilization and storage

– About the Client: The Client is a global cleantech company specializing in energy from waste....
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Remote survey and assessment technologies for the mining industry

– About the Client:  A leading service provider to the mining industry wanted to understand remote...
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Innovative technologies for improving the efficiency, reliability, and safety of O&G construction

– About the Client: The Client was a major international Oil & Gas company. Their technology...
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Energy management system landscaping to identify potential acquisition targets

– About the Client: The Client, a multinational solar energy company, engaged PreScouter in this Research...
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Organizing and moderating a virtual showcase of digitization technologies

– About the Client: The Client, an energy infrastructure company, came to PreScouter for help organizing a...
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Landscape of the green hydrogen value chain, technology, and policy framework

– About the Client: With hydrogen considered to be the premier next-generation energy carrier, a cleantech...
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Landscape of technologies and players in the field of CO2 direct air capture

– About the Client: The Client was a multinational power company. To achieve the company’s goal...
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Evaluating a potential investment opportunity in an energy storage system platform company

– About the Client: The Client was a major manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules that runs...
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Identifying technologies for reducing the mining sector’s GHG emissions

– About the Client: The Client, a mining industry support group, came to PreScouter for help...
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Value chain analysis of maritime shipping strategies to reduce CO2 emissions

– About the Client: The Client, a global resource extraction company, engaged PreScouter in this Research...
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Helping a UK-based Company Reposition in Western Canada to Unlock New Market Opportunities

– About the Client: The Client is a leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm who...
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Identifying Technologies to Convert CO2 into Liquid Fuels

– About the Client: The Client is a large energy company that develops, constructs, and operates...
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Identifying Digital Infrastructure for the Upstream Operations of a Global O&G Company

– About the Client: The client is a leading global multinational company with an extensive portfolio...
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Electrification Trends in Mobile Machinery

– About the Client: The Client is a Fortune 500 company and a world leader in...

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How to achieve carbon neutrality with offsets and energy certificates

– After discussing how COP26 will impact organizations in our last summit, here our panel of...
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COP26’s Impact on Corporations – PreScouter Virtual Sustainability Summit

– The 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference, or COP26, was held in Glasgow over the...
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Urban Greening to Fight Climate Change

– The greening of grey surfaces can deliver multiple benefits, such as the mitigation of urban...

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Technologies that improve electric grid resilience

– Whenever a natural disaster hits, the electric grid is often damaged, disrupting the ability of...
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New technologies to avoid pipeline failures

– Any method that can proactively act to moderate factors such as pressure and changes in...
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Waste shredder plants: Regulations, challenges, and solutions

– Every year, cities produce up to 2.1 billion tons of solid waste, with metal waste...
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Deflating climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act

– One of the key pillars of current US President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was...
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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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