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Technology, demand & natural resources

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Technology, demand & natural resources

How are demand and new technologies impacting resource sectors?

MGI’s most recent research on natural resources was a collaboration with the McKinsey Global Energy and Materials Practice that built on years of analysis of energy productivity, taking a distinct technological angle. We shared our thoughts on energy innovation at the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China.

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Beyond the supercycle: How technology is reshaping resources

Three trends—reduced intensity and higher efficiency in energy demand; technical advances cutting the price of renewables, and increased efficiency in extraction and production due to new technologies—have the potential to unlock around $900 billion to $1.6 trillion in savings throughout the global economy in 2035, an amount equivalent to the current GDP of Canada or Indonesia.

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