Smart Cities News

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.

City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

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.

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Panasonic is extending its smart cities portfolio with the launch of Future Living Berlin, an EU Lighthouse project which aims to help decarbonise society.

Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.

Lisbon's City Hall completes energy-saving retrofit

Lisbon's City Hall completes energy-saving retrofit

The Sharing Cities project provides a living example of how working public service buildings can improve energy performance while still preserving their architectural character.

Leipzig to roll out 21 electric buses as part of its Mobility 2030 strategy

Leipzig to roll out 21 electric buses as part of its Mobility 2030 strategy

The German city will implement charging systems from Siemens Smart Infrastructure along the routes as well as at the Lindenau bus depot with the e-buses scheduled to go into operation in 2021.

Swedish municipality launches sustainable energy accelerator programme

Swedish municipality launches sustainable energy accelerator programme

Skellefteå Kraft and EIT InnoEnergy are offering applicants from across Europe the opportunity to grow their businesses in Sweden as part of a green economic recovery post-Covid-19.

Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

A report from ABI Research reveals that the increasing number of countries setting up deadlines to end the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles will propel higher EV adoption.

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

The analysts behind the seventh Shining Cities 2020 report said each year the study has revealed that more local leaders are pursuing solar projects and smart local policies.