Smart Cities News

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

The study by British Business Energy examines cities across the globe to determine which offer the best and worst options for the eco-conscious worker.

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

The Eeyo 1 is the first e-bike project in the new Gogoro Eeyo "human-electric hybrid" brand, which has been established to develop innovations in lightweight electric-assisted transportation.

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

In 2016, Columbus set a goal to increase electric vehicle adoption to 3,200 vehicles by March 2020 to help speed the city’s transition to an electrified, low-emissions transportation system.

Crowd prevention system uses smart pole to create safer beaches

Crowd prevention system uses smart pole to create safer beaches

Omniflow’s technology analyses how busy the beach is and shows real-time occupancy levels on the pole or an app so a user can make an informed decision about where to go.

Joint venture aims to boost on-street EV charging in the UK

Joint venture aims to boost on-street EV charging in the UK

Liberty Charge said it will provide the “under-the-pavement power” and communications infrastructure necessary for charging in residential areas in towns and cities.

Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use

Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use

The Gwinnett County city in the US will run an initial six-month pilot of the e-scooters which will also provide another form of transport to help recover from lockdown.

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

E-mobility is set to transform all aspects of transportation across the next decade as the technology becomes mainstream, writes Christopher Burghardt, Managing Director for Europe, ChargePoint.

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress unless there is urgent action at national, regional and global levels.

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

The consortium contends that we must prepare for a future in which we are largely dependent on consumers with their electric cars, home batteries and heat pumps to stabilise the grid reliably and sustainably.