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Milton Keynes invites applications to 5G accelerator programme

Milton Keynes invites applications to 5G accelerator programme

Innovation challenges are based around exploiting 5G technology in the four areas of mobility data, health and wellbeing, low carbon energy and energy data.

Enel launches crowdsourcing campaigns for open data smart city solutions

Enel launches crowdsourcing campaigns for open data smart city solutions

The multinational energy firm has set two challenges and will use the InnoCentive Open Innovation Marketplace to drive innovation and help reshape the global energy market.

Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025

Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025

The Ford micro-mobility company will seek to achieve sustainability goals through a combination of electrifying operations, renewable power and “aggressive mode” shift away from private automobiles.

Charity calls for financial support for innovation to beat coronavirus and climate change

Charity calls for financial support for innovation to beat coronavirus and climate change

Ashden is calling for more backing for sustainable solutions to help struggling communities around the world build back better and combat the duel impact of Covid-19 and climate change.

Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme

Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme

Led by the city council, the scheme brings together energy generation, demand and storage and aims to deliver a significant drop in CO2 emissions by 2030 and cut energy bills by up to a quarter.

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic should force us to change how we use buildings, argues Meagan Crawford, Executive Director of Urban Economic

London mayor progresses plans to power tube with green energy

London mayor progresses plans to power tube with green energy

Sadiq Khan wants to change the way the Transport for London tube network is supplied with electricity and make the move towards a greater use of renewable energy.

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

The C40 Cities network has announced its agenda for delivering a sustainable and equitable recovery plan from the pandemic and calls for support for the vision from national government.

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Areas are identified based on their ability to supply energy needs with district heating systems and at least one additional renewable energy or waste heat heating system must be feasible.