Smart Cities News

Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

The fund gives Australian wholesale investors access to an asset class that has typically been available exclusively to institutional investors.

E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

The 12km line will be 100 per cent electric and will connect the French cities of Bayonne and Biarritz in 30 minutes and be operated by Keolis.

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

Powerhouse Brattørkaia aims to set a new standard for the construction of buildings by producing more energy than it consumes over its lifespan

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

Sidewalk Labs launches advanced infrastructure partnership

Sidewalk Labs launches advanced infrastructure partnership

Sidewalk Labs and its parent company Alphabet are partnering with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to form a spin-out company focusing on next-generation infrastructure.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Joint venture launches second call for climate-finance ideas

Joint venture launches second call for climate-finance ideas

With hundreds of cities and local governments declaring climate emergencies, City Finance Lab wants to find the most innovative financing solutions for climate action in cities.

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

The company will engage with members of the London Cycling Campaign and local groups across the UK capital to find out their urban mobility needs and priorities.

E-bikes join Montréal's public bike-share network

E-bikes join Montréal's public bike-share network

PBSC Urban Solutions and Bixi Montréal are teaming up in a pilot to provide Montréalers with the electric pedal-assist E-Fit bikes.

HVDC cable to facilitate energy exchange between UK and Denmark

HVDC cable to facilitate energy exchange between UK and Denmark

Siemens has been awarded the contract for two converter stations for Viking Link that will provide increased power supply reliability to both countries.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.