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Contract wins help EV charging start-up progress intelligent internet of energy

Contract wins help EV charging start-up progress intelligent internet of energy

Electric Miles uses artificial intelligence and blockchain to optimise charging capabilities and claims its solution can deliver savings of up to 40 per cent on each charge.

UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall

UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall

South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

MWC was cancelled for the first time in its 33-year history last week when organiser GSMA said it had become “impossible” for the show to go ahead in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing

Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing

Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam’s Climate Agreement includes plans for large-scale solutions such as offshore windmills, a hydrogen network and insulation of social housing, as well as smaller-scale initiatives such as car-sharing and cycling classes for children.

Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.

Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?

Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?

Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.

Planning consultation citizen engagement tool wins future housing pitch contest

Planning consultation citizen engagement tool wins future housing pitch contest

The Future Fox won a start-up pitch contest focused around housing solutions at Connected Places Catapult’s CityX event yesterday in London.