The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
With more than half of humanity living in urban areas, the future of cities is the future of the climate agenda. Officials from Aberdeen & Cape Town share the journey of their cities towards net zero carbon emissions. Barney Crockett, Lord Provost of Aberdeen City Council, and Phindile Maxiti, Mayoral Committee Member for Energy and Climate Change, City of Cape Town, explore various decarbonization initiatives across sectors and explain how cities are driving change.
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Play video Energy storage technology pathways to support the energy transition
Energy storage technology pathways to support the energy transition
(September 17, 2020) As recent events highlight the need for energy storage, industry leaders discuss solutions including policy innovation, market-matching, and methods beyond today’s battery technologies to harness low-cost renewable generation.
Play video Acceleration of digital transformation: impact of the pandemic
Acceleration of digital transformation: impact of the pandemic
(December 8, 2020) Prior to COVID-19 oil & gas had been on a steady pace of digital transformation. Industry tech leaders discuss how the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation trends & the way forward for operators and application vendors.
Play video Getting to Net Zero with Carbon Removal Technologies
Getting to Net Zero with Carbon Removal Technologies
(October 22, 2020) Leaders from government, industry & academia debate the enormity of the challenge to achieve net zero carbon emissions, from aggressive innovations to the policies to create market opportunities for carbon removal technologies.
Play video Indian Energy Innovation
Indian Energy Innovation
(November 19, 2020) In this Indian Energy Forum Innovation Agora session, hear the stories of two entrepreneurs who have leveraged the ecosystem for innovation in India to create businesses with the potential to transform energy in the country.
Play video Digital Twins: Shifting from hype to reality
Digital Twins: Shifting from hype to reality
(August 17, 2020) John Hague, EVP of Operations, Aspen Technology, explains the rapid growth in demand of digital twin technologies, how companies apply it in their operations today & the next frontiers of digital twin innovation.
Play video EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
(October 6, 2020) By 2030 nearly 25% of light passenger vehicles produced will be plug-in capable. What is needed for cheap, fast & ubiquitous charging? Industry executives discuss the future of charging & prospects for an electric transport economy.