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Telensa grows smart streetlight footprint across Poland and Czech Republic
14 Dec 2020
The company now provides intelligent lighting control to 23 towns and cities across Poland and the Czech Republic with a total population of 250,000 citizens.
Toronto launches on-street electric charging station pilot
09 Nov 2020
Seventeen on-street EV charging stations will be installed and activated for public use at locations around the city, made possible by Toronto Hydro through an agreement with Flo.
Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025
05 Aug 2020
The Ford micro-mobility company will seek to achieve sustainability goals through a combination of electrifying operations, renewable power and “aggressive mode” shift away from private automobiles.
City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme
15 Jun 2020
The free mobile CitiCap app automatically tracks a means of transport used and allows citizens in the Finnish city to benefit from reducing their own mobility emissions.
Liverpool invests £3.4 million in eco-friendly refuse vehicles
25 Feb 2020
The new compressed natural gas vehicles are part of a drive to help reach a target of recycling more than 55 per cent of waste across the city.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
21 Feb 2020
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
Almost half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint
10 Feb 2020
According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, councils also lack plans for reducing the carbon emissions from their built assets.
Consumers demand low-carbon housing
31 Oct 2019
A YouGov poll shows that the majority of residents believe local authorities should deny building requests for buildings built with a high-carbon footprint.
Smart city challenge aims to reduce time spent at red traffic lights
21 Aug 2019
The Transforming Intersections challenge aims to change the way cities move by collaborating with governments to solve some of the most complex mobility issues they face.
Helsinki launches local sustainability programme
13 Aug 2019
Think Sustainably aims to help individuals make informed lifestyle and business decisions and comes in response to citizen concern about climate change.
Social housing landlord undertakes IoT trial across city-wide fibre
26 Jun 2019
Cross Key Homes in Peterborough has partnered with CityFibre to deploy a network of sensors throughout its estate to test a number of different scenarios.
Smart grid test bed accelerates clean energy vision
15 Oct 2018
Portland General Electric claims it is integrating smart grid technology on a scale never attempted before in the US and partnering with customers to decarbonise the grid
Pittsburgh plugs into energy savings
30 Aug 2018
The city council has announced an integrated energy savings-as-a-service initiative which aims to deliver savings to city facilities
Hybrid battery powers London tube works
24 Jul 2018
Off Grid Energy has installed its largest and most powerful temporary power hybrid battery storage unit at Kennington tube station
Science operator park aims to become an "energy island"
26 Apr 2018
Manchester Science Partnerships has unveiled an advanced commercial energy storage solution in what it claims is a UK first
Multi-modal bundle available in DC
19 Apr 2018
Via and Mobike are offering what they claim is the industry’s first combined ride-share and bike-share service for the city
Mobike acquired by e-commerce platform
04 Apr 2018
Meituan, one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms of services will include the smart bike-share as part of its range of local service transportation options
Smart energy first for cities and homes launched
03 Oct 2017
Connectivity solution specialist, NXP, has announced the first dual-band solution for smart homes and cities at European Utility Week in Amsterdam
Digital makeovers for power plants
20 Sep 2017
Capgemini report finds that one in five power plants will become ’digital plants’ by 2025 and will contribute to a reduction in carbon emissions
Dubai to install smart light poles
05 Sep 2017
Dewa is also investigating solar roads as part of its plan to make Dubai a smart, integrated, and connected city
New tool detects carbon emission hotspots
13 Jan 2017
Developed by Costain, the tool helps to reduce the environmental impact of construction and infrastructure projects at an early stage
DEWA and Philips Lighting in skills and knowledge exchange for Dubai
06 Oct 2016
Philips’s innovations will support Dubai in its transformation towards a smart, sustainable and connected city
UK businesses partner for demand response energy system
06 May 2016
Corporate users look like playing an increasingly influential role in the demand-side of the electricity grid
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
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Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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