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UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform
10 Sep 2020
Mayflower Smart Cities and Places will allow Slough Borough Council to view data through customisable dashboards as well as share it with third parties through multiple export formats.
Flowbird extends range to boost public EV charging capacity
25 Aug 2020
The Park & Charge offer has been designed to enable UK local authorities to leverage their existing parking network assets, notably through a shared payment and management system.
“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero
18 Aug 2020
The UK Power Networks project aims to help local authorities identify zones where they can target their heat decarbonisation efforts and investment to achieve Net Zero.
€1m project launched to inform a net-zero Covid-19 economic recovery
04 Aug 2020
The first phase of Project Cygnus will deploy €1m in EIT Climate-KIC funding to analyse current economic and environmental investment trends to support regions and countries in their recovery.
Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme
27 Jul 2020
Led by the city council, the scheme brings together energy generation, demand and storage and aims to deliver a significant drop in CO2 emissions by 2030 and cut energy bills by up to a quarter.
Amazon expands robot delivery tests to Atlanta and Franklin
24 Jul 2020
The e-commerce giant has already been testing the robots for contactless delivery in California and Washington and said they helped meet increased customer demand in the pandemic.
City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power
03 Jul 2020
Since 1 July, all of the City’s operations – including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots and buildings – have been run on 100 per cent locally sourced renewable electricity.
Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans
01 Jul 2020
Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.
UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now
11 Jul 2019
The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.
UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050
13 Jun 2019
The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.
The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities
Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.
14 Sep 2020
Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
08 Sep 2020
Reimagining an EV future
31 Aug 2020
Where's the return on investment?
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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