Smart Cities News

Smart solar lighting deployed at Tampa's master-planned community

Smart solar lighting deployed at Tampa's master-planned community

Melbourne company Leadsun will install 10,000 smart solar lights across the Epperson development in Florida over the next few years which combine LED, Lithium batteries and wireless technology.

Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe

Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe

The French city was praised for its pioneering approach to climate management that includes a strong commitment to systemic change and an innovative participative approach to city governance.

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

It has partnered with Auckland Transport to install an IoT-enabled infrastructure in the Wynyard Quarter to demonstrate connected lighting, smart parking, smart benches and smart bins.

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

The strategy, which has been unanimously approved, sets out principles for how the council’s future technology services should be designed, sourced and delivered.

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.

Predictive AI tools aim to help utilities make transition to green energy

Predictive AI tools aim to help utilities make transition to green energy

By applying advanced models, rules and learning to weather forecast, energy demand, pricing, and device data, Veritone Energy helps utilities automatically predict the optimal energy supply mix.

Energy players 'positive' about sustainable tech adoption by industrial sector

Energy players 'positive' about sustainable tech adoption by industrial sector

Research carried out by EIT InnoEnergy also found that customer readiness for new technology and access to partnering organisations for R&D areas requires more action.

UK local authority to replace 24,000 streetlights with LEDs

UK local authority to replace 24,000 streetlights with LEDs

Medway Council in Kent will enable the region to adapt its street lighting network remotely, providing a critical service even during potential lockdowns.

Arnhem to implement IoT-based intelligent energy management system

Arnhem to implement IoT-based intelligent energy management system

It will enable the city’s energy managers to automate and oversee a distributed energy system combining solar and wind power installations, electric fleet charger and more.

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.