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London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

The study by British Business Energy examines cities across the globe to determine which offer the best and worst options for the eco-conscious worker.

Proptech company launches fourth smart city project in Brazil

Proptech company launches fourth smart city project in Brazil

The Smart City Aquiraz development is located 29km from Ceará’s capital Fortaleza, and built on a 200-hectare site, it will be home to more than 18,000 residents.

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress unless there is urgent action at national, regional and global levels.

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Itron and Key Equipment Finance are launching a flexible financing programme that aims to help cities and utilities which are in need of critical upgrades but may not have the funds to invest.

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

The largest 314 cities in the US are converting to LED, according to the Northeast Group, which projects that the country will invest $8.2bn in street light modernisation over the next decade.

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

The consortium contends that we must prepare for a future in which we are largely dependent on consumers with their electric cars, home batteries and heat pumps to stabilise the grid reliably and sustainably.