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Greenwich’s smart city benchmarking toolkit for adaptability and resilience
01 Oct 2019
Allan Mayo, Smart City Strategist, DG Cities, outlines how DG Cities is using an evidence-based tool to ensure its smart city strategy has resilience and adaptability at the core. Other cities could replicate the methodology.
Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project
27 Sep 2019
The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.
Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design
11 Sep 2019
Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.
Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme
05 Aug 2019
The programme, powered by US seed accelerator Techstars, targets start-ups with innovative solutions that will help shape the cities of the future.
Europe seeks to harmonise smart grid security requirements
23 Jul 2019
Baseline cyber-security requirements for smart meters and data concentrators have been announced which aim to raise standards across the industry.
PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon
16 Jul 2019
Portland General Electric is building a roadmap to a “virtual power plant” that is powered by customer devices and behaviours rather than traditional generation.
Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative
09 Jul 2019
The organisation is committing an initial $8 million to continue supporting the work of chief resilience officers and member cities within the 100 Resilient Cities Network.
Toronto releases first ever resilience strategy
06 Jun 2019
The city’s Resilience Office engaged with more than 8,000 Torontonians and 75 partner organisations to develop the resilience strategy.
Miami launches a model for urban resilience
31 May 2019
Miami-Dade County, City of Miami and City of Miami Beach have launched the Resilient305 Strategy to help prepare for and protect the region from future shocks and stresses.
Threat factors drive up cities' resilience spending
17 Apr 2019
City governments around the world are becoming more aware of making sure their cities can withstand or recover quickly from unpredictable events and disasters.
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
There’s a big opportunity for cities to better harness the sharing economy to achieve municipal goals and give power back to the people, Rustrum says.
17 Oct 2019
The technology that is making housing more affordable
10 Oct 2019
Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success
09 Oct 2019
Why 5G will help us build smart communities as well as smart cities
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
16 Sep 2019
Digital Vision for Mobility
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
21 Oct 2019
ITS World Congress 2019
29 Oct 2019
IoT Solutions World Congress
13 Nov 2019
IoT Tech Expo North America 2019
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