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PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon

PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon

Portland General Electric is building a roadmap to a “virtual power plant” that is powered by customer devices and behaviours rather than traditional generation.

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Renault is working with EIT InnoEnergy to assess the impact of its FeliZiudad platform to make cities, towns, and neighbourhoods more sustainable and happier places to live.

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional development.

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

The institution will be capitalised with $35 billion in federal funds and will drive public and private investment in clean energy technologies and infrastructure.

Taoyuan to roll out smart city scooter platform

Taoyuan to roll out smart city scooter platform

The Taiwanese city will launch Gogoro’s GoShare end-to-end mobility sharing platform to further build on its smart transportation efforts through electric vehicles.

Bank extends its green finance options for UK businesses

Bank extends its green finance options for UK businesses

HSBC UK Commercial Bank is helping companies meet their environmental and sustainability goals with a new green finance proposition.

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

The Taiwanese city was chosen after a year-long evaluation that includes quantitative analysis of extensive data as well as a site visit.

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

The main professional bodies representing the centre have jointly committed to achieving the goal of net zero carbon by 2050.