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ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.

£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.

TerraGo and Urban Control partner for intelligent street lighting

TerraGo and Urban Control partner for intelligent street lighting

The official partnership comes after a series of successful collaborations in the UK with the City of London, City of Glasgow, London Borough of Brent and City of Westminster.

105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’

105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’

Analysis suggested that, on average, cities on the A List are taking over three times as many climate actions as non-A List cities.

Whittlesea launches smart city data project for public space management

Whittlesea launches smart city data project for public space management

The city council said the data will enable it to be more efficient and effective in the way it manages public buildings and outdoor spaces.

10% of NHS estate to switch to renewable electricity

10% of NHS estate to switch to renewable electricity

It follows the launch of the For a greener NHS campaign and is part of NHS Property Services’ drive to provide sustainably run buildings that help to deliver excellent patient care.

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

Find out the City of Atlanta is working with Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, to create a unique partnership to deliver benefits for citizens.

Abu Dhabi rolls out 3D visualisation tool to improve city services

Abu Dhabi rolls out 3D visualisation tool to improve city services

The IoT Cockpit is a collaboration between the UAE capital and Orange Business Services and aims to monitor and enhance services across the Emirate.

50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue

50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue

Navigant Research predicts a bright future for smart poles due to their versatility and adaptability for the future.

Belfast invites citizens to help future-proof their city

Belfast invites citizens to help future-proof their city

The public consultation follows the launch of a draft resilience strategy by Belfast City Council that aims to transition the city to an inclusive, low-carbon, climate-resilient economy within a generation.