Smart Cities News

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

The United Overseas Bank wants to make sustainable financing more accessible to companies that are helping to create smart cities but businesses must meet the criteria.

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.

Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem

Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem

The companies claim that their end-to-end approach reduces the time taken for renewable energy asset owners to acquire Recs, from three months to less than a week.

"Battery box" renewable energy project announced for the Netherlands

"Battery box" renewable energy project announced for the Netherlands

The Engie project uses Kiwi Power’s bespoke hardware and virtual power plant software to provide grid flexibility to the system operator TenneT.

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

The lab aims to bring together leaders in the smart cities space to co-create and test innovations with local built environment and technology companies in a live environment.

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Developed by the electronics arm of ST Engineering, the system is paired with the GoParkin mobile app and integrates technologies such as automatic number plate recognition and data analytics.

Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors

Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors

Singapore’s IMDA and the SG Digital Office are aiming to connect with and raise the skills of 100,000 seniors by March 2021 via its Seniors Go Digital programme.