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Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities
19 Aug 2020
A mixed-use community of 25 businesses and 750 homes in the UK’s West Midlands is implementing a smart street lighting system which it claims will reduce energy consumption by more than 60 per cent.
DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies
17 Aug 2020
Dubai International Financial Centre will become the telecoms provider’s preferred location to test smart city and other advanced technologies as they are developed.
University announces smart city agreement for Macau
06 Jul 2020
The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.
Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent
09 Jun 2020
A report from ABI Research reveals that the increasing number of countries setting up deadlines to end the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles will propel higher EV adoption.
Peterborough outlines £2 million smart energy initiative
27 Feb 2020
Plans have been unveiled for what is claimed to be the largest city-wide smart energy system in the UK.
£21 million awarded for local smart energy ‘blueprint’ projects in the UK
19 Feb 2020
The government says the projects could see over 250,000 people’s homes powered by local renewable sources by 2030 – which could lead to their energy bills reducing by as much as half.
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
22 Nov 2019
Microgrids transform urban energy into localised, efficient, resilient and sustainable systems, and investment in them will be critical to the future operation of the energy system, says Ian Lloyd, Strategic Growth Manager, Siemens.
Pavegen partners to bring down cost of manufacturing
28 May 2019
The company that converts footsteps into energy to power smart cities is partnering with the Hinduja Group and launching a crowdfunding campaign to support its expansion.
UK announces £30 million fund to fuel energy innovation
30 Apr 2019
UK Research and Innovation has issued a call to innovators and entrepreneurs for smart energy ideas that will help to kick start an industry.
£102.5 million demonstrator programme aims to jump-start UK's energy revolution
04 Apr 2019
Four demonstrator projects have been chosen, which aim to show how businesses can develop local smart energy approaches at scale and create better outcomes for consumers.
Smart energy: Faraday Grid launches in the US
29 Mar 2019
Faraday Grid is launching in the United States, saying it offers “the ultimate smart grid”.
Solar-powered charging hubs roll out in the Bay Area
26 Mar 2019
ChargeWheel has secured investment to build a network of its energy trailers aimed at micro-mobility fleets and electric vehicles.
Smart energy plan actioned for Missouri
18 Feb 2019
Ameren Missouri’s largest ever infrastructure upgrade will feature more than 2,000 projects over five years that aim to provide customers with a smarter, cleaner grid
Paris Region Enterprises to unveil 35 AI start-ups at CES 2019
03 Jan 2019
The French capital’s international agency promoting innovation and development will help the companies showcase solutions in the areas of smart cities and mobility as well as healthcare
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
Boston’s progress towards roadway safety
03 Oct 2018
Vision Zero is an early action item of Go Boston 2030, the city’s long-term transportation plan
Clean energy plan for New Jersey
02 Oct 2018
The Public Service Electric and Gas Company have proposed the programme to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities that would see critical investments made in clean energy
France’s first smart island
23 Sep 2018
Groupe Renault and a group of companies are building an ecosystem to facilitate the island of Belle-Île-en-Mer’s energy transition
Zigbee leads in smart connectivity
08 Aug 2018
Research from ON World shows that mesh networks dominate connectivity in the IoT with Zigbee Alliance standards forecasted to be in 85 per cent of units shipped over the next five years
Scotland seeks smart energy solutions
27 Jul 2018
Oganisations can apply for a share of £150,000 to develop a smart energy system that links Perth and Kinross council buildings
Smart city spending to top $81bn this year
24 Jul 2018
Singapore, Tokyo, New York city, London and Shanghai lead the way in terms of 2018 investments while the three largest use cases will attract nearly one quarter of global smart cities spending
IoT cyber-security spend to rise by 300%
17 Jul 2018
Research by Juniper finds that minimum regulation and the growing business risk provides critical impetus
Smart cities: What are they?
10 Jul 2018
Research by Posterscope found that less than a quarter of UK citizens have heard of smart cities and lack of awareness threatens adoption
The smart cities, smart home overlap
14 Jun 2018
New research finds that smart home devices and smart home services provide an expandable resource for wider smart city programmes
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.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
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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