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.

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.

Australian cities declare climate emergency

Australian cities declare climate emergency

Hobart and Sydney become the latest cities to pass such a declaration and are calling on the federal government to take rapid action.

Darwin completes Australia's largest smart city project

Darwin completes Australia's largest smart city project

The $10 million project includes 912 LED lights, installation of 138 CCTV cameras and, the addition of 39 new hotspots to extend the city’s free wi-fi.

Sydney stages first trial of green road

Sydney stages first trial of green road

The Australian city has replaced a section of roadway in Alexandria with geopolymer concrete made from fly ash and blast furnace slag.

City of Gold Coast launches Australia's largest LoRaWAN

City of Gold Coast launches Australia's largest LoRaWAN

The network can support more than 600,000 sensors and real-time management tools and is being made available for commercial deployment of IoT applications.

Australian city standardises data ahead of smart city scale-up

Australian city standardises data ahead of smart city scale-up

NNNCo’s common data platform will harmonise data from the city of Newcastle’s devices and remove the need for complex systems and sensor integration.

Australia's largest standalone smart lighting project announced

Australia's largest standalone smart lighting project announced

Transport Canberra and City Services is partnering with Itron and Vinci Energie to create an IIoT network to support smart city and energy services in the country’s capital city.

Sydney university launches integrated smart city trial and hybrid energy storage research

Sydney university launches integrated smart city trial and hybrid energy storage research

UNSW is collaborating with the city council to build the IT systems that will monitor and control the data that flows through a range of smart services.

Melbourne refuses permission for supersized advertising

Melbourne refuses permission for supersized advertising

The Australian city has refused 81 applications to display advertising on public phone booths from JCDecaux, stating that the signage is not low impact.