Smart Cities News

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.

UK energy firm Centrica rolls out smart hot water tanks

UK energy firm Centrica rolls out smart hot water tanks

The intelligent tanks combine Internet of Things and sensory technologies to keep track of hot water levels and learn the usage habits of the household.

Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029

Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029

Sustainability officers must put in place new models and encourage the continuous reuse of materials to minimise waste and the demand for additional natural resource consumption.

UMass signs deal for campus solar energy project

UMass signs deal for campus solar energy project

University of Massachusetts will generate and store renewable energy to be used when electricity costs are highest so reducing the campus’s grid dependence and energy spending.

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.

Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project

Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project

The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.

Cleveland implements smart streetlight control network

Cleveland implements smart streetlight control network

As well as control and manage the city’s lighting, the T-Light Galaxy Network from ST Engineering will provide a backbone for more advanced smart city applications.

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Smart cities will be a major driver of the expansion with APAC expected to register the highest incremental growth due to increasing technology awareness by governments.

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.

Investor platform bids to accelerate action for low carbon world

Investor platform bids to accelerate action for low carbon world

By “decluttering and streamlining” support to developing countries, the platform aims to accelerate action and advance climate investment in developing countries.