Geothermal: A New Revival?
Clean, renewable geothermal energy is a reliable power source, leaves a small footprint, can adapt to small and large scale installations and has over 100 GW of potential supply in the US alone. However, a high price tag, limited geographical locations that actually can supply geothermal energy and the fear of potential earthquakes from required drilling have dampened this renewable energy movement in the past. But how have new technological advancements in this power source help kickstart a revival and reintroduce geothermal to the renewable energy discussion currently dominated by solar and wind?
In Innovation Agora - Highlights
Play video Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
(July 7, 2020) Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of MIT, explores how the convergence of biology and engineering will be the defining technology story of the 21st Century,
Play video Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
(2021) Blockchain technology promises to have far-reaching economic and social implications. Through equal access, a global peer network, transparency, security, and collaboration--blockchain will transform the energy industry.
Play video Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Increased digital connectivity between operational facilities and equipment leads to an imbalance of cybersecurity threats as well as threats to sensitive proprietary data. How are cybersecurity risks growing as the industry digitalizes?
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 The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
(August 20, 2020) With more than half of humanity living in urban areas, the future of cities is critical to the climate agenda. Aberdeen & Cape Town officials share the journey of their cities to net zero carbon emissions and how they drive change.
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.