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Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system

Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system

It will produce more than 1,300 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for a Level 2 EV charger at city hall at no cost to motorists and may power other parts of the city in the future.

Allentown to light up the American Parkway with off-grid systems

Allentown to light up the American Parkway with off-grid systems

After an initial pilot phase in 2019, 80 of Clear Blue’s Illumient Smart Off-Grid solar powered systems will help light a two-mile stretch of the major highway.

Companies collaborate to create smart city smart pole

Companies collaborate to create smart city smart pole

The streetlight unit combines embedded gigabit-speed mmWave wireless connectivity into light poles featuring wi-fi access points, HD cameras and more.

Helsinki announces new domain names and access to its innovation testbed

Helsinki announces new domain names and access to its innovation testbed

The testbed is targeted at domestic and foreign companies that want to develop and test their products and services together with City of Helsinki.

Bergen's fossil-free bus fleet enters commercial service

Bergen's fossil-free bus fleet enters commercial service

The roll-out follows 18 months of preparation after the city’s public transport authority awarded multi-modal transport operator Keolis a 10-year contract to operate 138 green vehicles.

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

The sixth edition of the industry standard study of the global streetlighting market shows that well over a quarter of all streetlights globally have been converted to LEDs.

New-generation smart benches and smart waste solutions launched

New-generation smart benches and smart waste solutions launched

Include’s latest Steora City bench is powered by advanced artificial intelligence and creates revenue opportunities with an optional smart outdoor advertising system.

London operator to roll out 37 electric double-decker buses

London operator to roll out 37 electric double-decker buses

Bus operator Tower Transit has worked with Siemens to site the charging infrastructure on the 180-metre elevated bus deck extension that was built over railway lines as part of the Crossrail project.

Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport

Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport

Facilities include Hong Kong’s first ever automatic bicycle parking bay to encourage green mobility, solar radiation protection, sky farming and automated smart waste sorting and storage.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.