Smart Cities News

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.

Masdar and Uzbekistan announce utility-scale solar PPP project

Masdar and Uzbekistan announce utility-scale solar PPP project

The renewable energy company won the bid to develop the 100-megawatt utility-scale solar plant in the Navoi region of the country under the Scaling Solar programme.

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.

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Cimcon’s latest round of funding includes a revenue-sharing facility that it claims will enable its city customers to deploy smart initiatives with "minimal" upfront costs.

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

Powerhouse Brattørkaia aims to set a new standard for the construction of buildings by producing more energy than it consumes over its lifespan

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Pilot project pioneers solar-powered rail

Pilot project pioneers solar-powered rail

If successful, the demonstrator project will prove that solar can safely bypass the grid to provide a direct supply of energy to UK railways’ traction systems.

Itron helps Australian utility improve efficiency

Itron helps Australian utility improve efficiency

The solution will also enable Western Power to better manage distributed energy resources, including rooftop solar systems and battery storage.

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

The Taiwanese city was chosen after a year-long evaluation that includes quantitative analysis of extensive data as well as a site visit.

Galway uses IoT bins to fight mounting litter levels

Galway uses IoT bins to fight mounting litter levels

The city on the west coast of Ireland has commissioned 50 of the solar-powered bins, which notify the council when they need to be emptied.