News

Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities

Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities

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

DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies

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

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

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

Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

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

Peterborough outlines £2 million smart energy initiative

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

£21 million awarded for local smart energy ‘blueprint’ projects in the UK

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.