Smart Cities News

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Mobility engineering and technology company, Superpedestrian, wants to work closely with cities to encourage safe-riding and protect shared public spaces.

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.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

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.

Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today

Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today

AVEVA’s Douglas Nunez discusses how cloud based learning is quickly and cost-effectively upskilling the utilities sector

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.

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Nine cities make the shortlist for the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards, which recognise those cities that are making urban environments better and healthier places to live.

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.

Sidewalk Labs shuts down Toronto smart city project

Sidewalk Labs shuts down Toronto smart city project

Google affiliate blames coronavirus and economic uncertainty for closing controversial and delayed smart city project

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.