Global demand for energy and infrastructures is increasing rapidly due to economic and population growth. New challenges are created by the need to fulfil the societal demand for energy and mobility, the necessity to reduce emissions and pollutants, and obligations to comply with environmental regulations.
Satellite Earth observation is a highly cost-effective means for the assessment of energy demand and renewable energy potential, monitoring of infrastructure development, environmental impact assessment and the identification of risks to infrastructural assets.
Earth observation based flood-risk and vulnerability hotspot identification in Albanian flood plains. Such information support disaster risk assessment and management and increases resilience.
Earth observation based monitoring of oil rig assessments and related logistical activities. Such information support the customer to assess the increase in oil field activity in the Ghawar oil field in Saudi Arabia.
The web application (www.geoville.com/renewables) provides a single entry point for the assessment of potentials from four different renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biomass and geothermal).