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.

Virgin Hyperloop picks West Virginia for futuristic transport test centre

Virgin Hyperloop picks West Virginia for futuristic transport test centre

The ambition is for the centre to pave the way for the certification of hyperloop systems in the US and around the world – the first step towards realisation of commercial projects.

Maid of the Mist launches all-electric ferries at Niagara Falls

Maid of the Mist launches all-electric ferries at Niagara Falls

ABB has supplied an integrated power and propulsion solution for the newbuild vessels, including an offshore charging system, enabling sustainable operation.

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

World Metropolitan Day is more than "just another international day", writes Oscar Chamat, Research and Policy Officer at Metropolis.

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

The Connected Cities Lab will collaborate with several branches across council to support the city’s planning and use data and evidence as the foundation for priority and planning.

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.

Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network

Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network

Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota have joined forces to develop the mobility network comprising charging hubs on public roadways and a fleet of car-share vehicles.