use of resources and energy
In Upper Austria, the most industrialised of Austria’s 9 regions, over 30 % of the primary energy demand is already supplied by renewables – more than twice the EU average. Over 2 billion Euro are invested in the clean energy transition by businesses, citizens and the public sector each year - smart investments in a sustainable future!
Upper Austria holds a leading position in the smart use of bioenergy. 15 % of primary energy comes from sustainable biomass, 35 % of all dwellings are heated with clean biomass and there are over 6,000 jobs in the biomass heating industry.
With the development and improvement of new and existing technologies, the agricultural sector is being prepared for climate change and supported with appropriate measures.
The project’s aim is to create the most sustainable university in Latin America by implementing the 2030 Agenda and by reducing the university’s carbon emissions.
Private companies, academics and local stakeholders are forming a supercluster on GHG management using green hydrogen as a tool and CO2 as a resource to decarbonize heavy industry and port activities in Quebec. The supercluster wants also to help the Quebec battery sector to achieve its full maturity.
BELT is a non-profit organisation with the aim of developing the bioenergy sector in La Tuque. The goal is a wood bio-refinery that will produce drop-in biodiesel.
This project deals with the production and retention of petroleum gas in reservoirs through a microbiological process.
The aim is to convert the Austrian economy to a CO2-neutral structure with an energy system based on hydrogen. WIVA deals with the three sectors of green energy, industry and mobility.
The aim of BioREg is to establish a decentralised and material flexible biogenic waste refinery. It should be able to handle any biogenic waste and the construction should be profitable in any size.
Chatham County is using its Smart Communities support to partner with Georgia Tech researchers to develop a sensor network that uses data analytics for more accurate, localized flooding forecasts and improved emergency planning and response.