Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 31 March 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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Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London


Source: SustainableCities 30 March 2015
Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London

In 2003, London adopted a program of congestion pricing that now places a roughly $17 (£11.50) daily fee on motor vehicles entering central London.

London and Bristol pledge to slash CO2 emissions by 40 per cent by 2030


Source: BusinessGreen 27 March 2015
London and Bristol pledge to slash CO2 emissions by 40 per cent by 2030

Mayors from 30 European towns and cities, including London and Bristol, have pledged to curb their greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent.

London’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone gets final go-ahead


Source: Mayor Watch 27 March 2015
London’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone gets final go-ahead

Boris Johnson has confirmed that a charging scheme to discourage owners of the most polluting vehicles from driving in the city will come into effect.

Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?


Source: YouTube 26 March 2015
Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?

Cities -- dystopia or the best arena for human flourishing? Will all that is worst in city life dominate the future, or will technology allow us to...

Electric Black Cabs to be built in Coventry


Source: BusinessGreen 26 March 2015
Electric Black Cabs to be built in Coventry

China's Geely invests £250m to build zero emission versions of the iconic black cab at new factory in Coventry creating 1,000 jobs.

Soon a Texas town will run on 100 percent renewable energy


Source: Popular Science 26 March 2015
Soon a Texas town will run on 100 percent renewable energy

Renewable energy is having its moment in the sun...and wind, and water. Costa Rica managed to run on 100 percent renewable power for over 75 days.

Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results


Source: IBM 26 March 2015
Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results

This is the essence of smarter public safety. Empowering organizations with the insights and intelligence to address—and prevent—potentially harmful

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Why smart growth cities are safer, healthier, and wealthier


Source: The City Fix 25 March 2015
Why smart growth cities are safer, healthier, and wealthier

A new report from the New Climate Economy project examines the choice that rapidly developing cities have.

Renewables attract £39bn 2010-14


Source: ReNews 25 March 2015
Renewables attract £39bn 2010-14

Total investment in the UK renewables sector between 2010 and 2014 was £39.6bn with offshore wind attracting £9.5bn, according to a government report.

Smart Sustainable Cities


Source: Swedish ICT 24 March 2015
Smart Sustainable Cities

Swedish ICT is leading an initiative aiming to detail a generic information and communication infrastructure for Stockholm Royal Seaport...

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 23 March 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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The Decoupling of Energy, Carbon, and GDP in the United States


Source: The Energy Collective 20 March 2015
The Decoupling of Energy, Carbon, and GDP in the United States

The recent announcement by the International Energy Agency that CO2 emissions fell in 2014 while GDP expanded was welcome news.

IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 20 March 2015
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Electricity Saving Campaign in Brazil Obscures Energy Challenges


Source: The Energy Collective 19 March 2015
Electricity Saving Campaign in Brazil Obscures Energy Challenges

The once electric buzz surrounding the prospect of Brazil as an emerging market powerhouse is no more.

New Urban Innovation Centre Will Incubate Ideas for Smarter Cities


Source: SustainableCities 18 March 2015
New Urban Innovation Centre Will Incubate Ideas for Smarter Cities

A new Urban Innovation Centre has opened in London for urban innovators, particularly in the area of 'smart' cities, to pioneer their work.

Poll: Scots want more wind power


Source: BusinessGreen 18 March 2015
Poll: Scots want more wind power

Scottish Renewables survey shows 71 per cent of Scottish people support continued development of wind energy, up from 64 per cent in 2013.

Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Smart City Suppliers


Source: Navigant Research 18 March 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.

World Water Day 2015: the importance of clean water for those with HIV


Source: The Guardian 17 March 2015
World Water Day 2015: the importance of clean water for those with HIV

Imagine living with HIV and all the health issues and vulnerability it entails. Now imagine that reality without having access to safe drinking water.

3 Ways of Looking at the Solar Opportunity in India


Source: The Energy Collective 17 March 2015
3 Ways of Looking at the Solar Opportunity in India

Will India be the solar opportunity of a lifetime? Or are we just hearing a lot of noise? To some extend, it comes down to what one believes in.

Banks Renewables submits plans for Scottish wind farm


Source: BusinessGreen 17 March 2015
Banks Renewables submits plans for Scottish wind farm

Proposals put forward for 26-turbine development in East Ayrshire capable of providing power to more than 58,000 homes

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