Solar City Will Offer New Homeowner Financing Program on Solar Systems


Source: Sustainable Cities 17 October 2014
Solar City Will Offer New Homeowner Financing Program on Solar Systems

Good news on solar financing came in recently by Jeff Spross at ClimateProgress for those wanting to convert their electrical energy supply to solar.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Energy efficiency: DOE zeroes in on commercial and residential HVAC systems


Source: Smart Grid News 16 October 2014
Energy efficiency: DOE zeroes in on commercial and residential HVAC systems

The Energy Department today announced nearly $8 million to support research and development of the next generation of heating technologies.

How ConAgra sets the table for climate resilience


Source: GreenBiz 16 October 2014
How ConAgra sets the table for climate resilience

Is there an American who hasn’t tried Chef Boyardee’s ravioli? Hunt’s tomato sauce? Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn? Probably not.

Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors


Source: YouTube 16 October 2014
Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors

IBM can help build a smarter city by using a smart grid and smart sensors for smart energy efficiency.

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The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 16 October 2014
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 15 October 2014
IBM end-to-end security for smart grids

The electric grid has been providing reliable electric energy fordecades. Comprising generation, transmission, and...

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Unilever seeks innovative startups for sustainable living hack


Source: The Guardian 13 October 2014
Unilever seeks innovative startups for sustainable living hack

Unilever are looking to engage sustainability startups, with the opportunity of paid collaboration up for grabs.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 13 October 2014
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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The future sustainable home: low-tech or high-tech?


Source: The Guardian 13 October 2014
The future sustainable home: low-tech or high-tech?

The fourth annual SXSW Exo conference took place at the Austin Convention Center in Texas last week to tackle the future of sustainable living.

Build Your Own Energy-Efficient LED Lamp


Source: YouTube 13 October 2014
Build Your Own Energy-Efficient LED Lamp

Combine your shop skills and your soldering skills to fabricate your very own desk lamp!

Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 13 October 2014
Customer Focussed Utilities

Two recent IBM research reports, Plugging in the Consumer: Innovating Utility Business Models for the Future, and...

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Six weird and wacky ways to cut energy bills


Source: The Telegraph 12 October 2014
Six weird and wacky ways to cut energy bills

The British weather took a turn for the worse this week, with temperatures plummeting to as low as five degrees on Tuesday...

The 7 most useful smart home devices


Source: Fortune 10 October 2014
The 7 most useful smart home devices

In the home of the future, refrigerators tweet and coffee pots let you know when grandma missed her morning cup...

Top 10 questions: how to save energy - live chat round up


Source: The Guardian 10 October 2014
Top 10 questions: how to save energy - live chat round up

We pick the best questions and expert answers from our live debate on cutting energy bills and carbon emissions...

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.


Source: YouTube 10 October 2014
Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

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Ikea kitchens help sell insulation to Dutch – and UK could be next


Source: The Guardian 10 October 2014
Ikea kitchens help sell insulation to Dutch – and UK could be next

More than 100,000 homes across the UK could be given a carbon-neutral retrofit by 2020 if the EU approves funding for a ground-breaking...

The Total Economic Impact Of Smarter Planet Solutions: Case Study – Law Enforcement


Source: IBM 10 October 2014
The Total Economic Impact Of Smarter Planet Solutions: Case Study – Law Enforcement

In 2009, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact organizations can realize by deploying...

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The latest in rocket mass heaters: Permaculture pundit Paul Wheaton on sustainable heating


Source: TreeHugger 10 October 2014
The latest in rocket mass heaters: Permaculture pundit Paul Wheaton on sustainable heating

The so-called 'bad boy of permaculture' advocates for rocket mass heaters as the most sustainable and cleanest method of heating our homes...

Seeking Sustainability, the Building Industry Targets Human Health


Source: Sustainable Cities 8 October 2014
Seeking Sustainability, the Building Industry Targets Human Health

The average baseline of construction is still notably far from the realm of consistently viable options we have at our disposal.

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 8 October 2014
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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