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IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Miami-Dade County deploys advanced wastewater solution

Miami-Dade County deploys advanced wastewater solution

The Water & Sewer Department has worked with Itron, US3 and the Avanti Company to install the IoT-based system, which will monitor flooding and prevent sewer overflows.

Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today

Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today

AVEVA’s Douglas Nunez discusses how cloud based learning is quickly and cost-effectively upskilling the utilities sector

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track

Unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress unless there is urgent action at national, regional and global levels.

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Itron and Key Equipment Finance are launching a flexible financing programme that aims to help cities and utilities which are in need of critical upgrades but may not have the funds to invest.

Siemens moves design challenge deadline amid Covid-19 pandemic

Siemens moves design challenge deadline amid Covid-19 pandemic

The ‘co-creation’ competition gives individuals the opportunity to develop solutions to address fundamental human needs for clean water and adequate food supply.

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.

Glasgow acts to counter economic and social impact of flooding to homes

Glasgow acts to counter economic and social impact of flooding to homes

The Scottish city is launching a project designed to better manage rainwater in the Drumchapel area, as well as improve greenspace and protect waterways from pollution.

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

The money would cover critical activities to stem the spread of the virus and bolster city services and economies.

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

The Smart Dubai Government is introducing the award for government entities that have fully implemented the Dubai Paperless Strategy.