IBM Smarter Planet: Efficient Grid Models for a Smarter Planet


Source: YouTube 5 August 2015
IBM Smarter Planet: Efficient Grid Models for a Smarter Planet

Today, it's about using the flexible grid technology we have better to make way for cheap, reliable electricity for...

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A Comfortably Cool School In Vietnam without Air Conditioning


Source: Dezeen 4 August 2015 Featured
A Comfortably Cool School In Vietnam without Air Conditioning

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia won two awards at the World Architecture Festival last month and in this second interview he discusses...

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The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 28 July 2015
The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges

The numerous technological innovations needed to enable the smart grid require integrated collaboration between utilities, governments and...

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Future Megacities


Source: Vimeo 24 July 2015
Future Megacities

Cities, particularly emerging megacities in developing and newly industrializing countries...

Nanotechnology to improve energy efficiency


Source: Vimeo 22 July 2015 Featured
Nanotechnology to improve energy efficiency

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a nanocrystal material that could add a critical energy-saving dimension to...

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Innovations in Smart Buildings


Source: Texas Instruments 17 July 2015
Innovations in Smart Buildings

In this whiteboard video series, TI innovators address challenges such as energy efficiency and brainstorm innovative ways...

Solar PV Tiles


Source: The Green Age 13 July 2015
Solar PV Tiles

Solar PV is still incredibly popular here in the UK; over 500,000 people have installed solar panels on the roofs and are claiming the feed in tariff.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 3 July 2015
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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IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 3 July 2015
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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How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 2 July 2015
How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy

I’m not writing much this week, because I’m traveling, very glad to be away from US presidential politics but concerned for all my colleagues and...

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


Source: IBM 2 July 2015
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 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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