IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 26 June 2015
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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Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 24 June 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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


Source: IBM 24 June 2015
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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Can insulation improve the value of your property?


Source: The Green Age 22 June 2015
Can insulation improve the value of your property?

We can be sure that more energy efficient homes sell for more compared to those with lower EPC ratings.

Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 18 June 2015
Customer Focussed Utilities

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

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The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold


Source: Green Energy Futures 16 June 2015
The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold

Les Wold is a part of this second wave of net-zero home builders. At 38-years-old he's a managing partner with Effect Homes...

New smart-building technology to take pulse of Telus Tower


Source: The Globe and Mail 11 June 2015
New smart-building technology to take pulse of Telus Tower

The Telus Tower at 25 York St. in Toronto’s south financial core has achieved a Canadian first.

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 10 June 2015
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

EU to raise VAT rate on the install of energy saving measures


Source: The Green Age 10 June 2015
EU to raise VAT rate on the install of energy saving measures

We did wonder what would happen with the energy saving sector as a result of the Conservatives gaining the majority in 2015’s General election.

Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 9 June 2015
Collaborating for a Smarter Grid

The world has seen significant political and economic change. The global financial crisis has put economic pressure on the energy and...

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How to turn your old house into a smart home


Source: the guardian 9 June 2015
How to turn your old house into a smart home

Connected appliances, heating and more are making homes smarter. But what can you do if you live in a centuries-old dwelling?

In the city with: Tom Bates


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 8 June 2015
In the city with: Tom Bates

Tom Bates is a mayor on a mission as the leader of one of the most sustainable cities in America.

Use bamboo in sustainable development


Source: SciDevNet 8 June 2015
Use bamboo in sustainable development

Bamboo can grow three times faster than trees and could be used for bioenergy, it captures a lot of carbon and can be turned into building materials.

In the city with: Ron Finley


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 5 June 2015
In the city with: Ron Finley

You can’t dig your way out of a food prison, but, according to Ron Finley – South Los Angeles’ resident guerilla gardener – you can grow your way out.

In the city with: Dan Parham, Neighborland


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 4 June 2015
In the city with: Dan Parham, Neighborland

Neighborland co-founder Dan Parham describes how his site gives people the opportunity to voice their dreams and concerns for their communities.

'In the city with: Catherine Bracy'


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 3 June 2015
'In the city with: Catherine Bracy'

For Catherine Bracy and the San Francisco-based programmers of Code for America, the upkeep of government services is at their fingertips.

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 2 June 2015
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Smart City Suppliers


Source: Navigant Research 1 June 2015
Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Smart City Suppliers

The supplier ecosystem for smart cities continues to expand. Established suppliers are moving into the market from several different sectors.

IBM Smarter Buildings


Source: IBM 27 May 2015
IBM Smarter Buildings

Smarter Buildings: Given their environmental impact, it's time we designed from the earth up.

What is the lifespan of a solar PV system?


Source: The Green Age 27 May 2015
What is the lifespan of a solar PV system?

Solar PV, as I am sure you are aware, is a great investment for a home if you have the right space on your roof.

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 22 May 2015
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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