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Google pledges $4 million to support climate action in cities

Google pledges $4 million to support climate action in cities

Grants from the fund will be used to support non-profits and academic institutions in Europe and Latin America that are leading data-driven climate action efforts in select cities.

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.

EIT InnoEnergy launches global search for climate change solutions

EIT InnoEnergy launches global search for climate change solutions

An invitation is open to start-ups worldwide in areas including, but not limited to, renewable energy, energy-efficiency and heat and transport to solve the decarbonisation challenge.

$7.5 billion Bleutech Park high-tech ‘mini-city’ secures Las Vegas land

$7.5 billion Bleutech Park high-tech ‘mini-city’ secures Las Vegas land

The project is set to showcase renewable energy, autonomous vehicles, AI, augmented reality, robotics, ’super-trees’ and self-healing concrete structures.

Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost

Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost

The Storage and Flexibility Model has been built in response to the increasingly complex challenge of balancing supply and demand in the energy system.

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.

Masdar and Uzbekistan announce utility-scale solar PPP project

Masdar and Uzbekistan announce utility-scale solar PPP project

The renewable energy company won the bid to develop the 100-megawatt utility-scale solar plant in the Navoi region of the country under the Scaling Solar programme.

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.

Sydney unveils $60m green energy deal

Sydney unveils $60m green energy deal

Renewable electricity will power all city-owned properties, including pools, libraries, playing fields, depots and council buildings, including historic Sydney Town Hall.

Report highlights three 'transformative' areas for city climate action

Report highlights three 'transformative' areas for city climate action

According to the World Resources Institute, cities should incorporate climate risks into planning and focus on nature-based solutions.