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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.

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

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.

The role of smart energy in the UK’s green transport system

The role of smart energy in the UK’s green transport system

Charging infrastructure development must catch up if the UK’s smart transport system and carbon reduction ambitions are to be realised, says Thomas Newby, chief operating officer of Tonik Energy.

How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future

How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future

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

Pavegen partners to bring down cost of manufacturing

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

UK announces £30 million fund to fuel energy innovation

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

£102.5 million demonstrator programme aims to jump-start UK's energy revolution

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.