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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SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy


Source: The Wall Street Journal 3 July 2015
SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy

SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son is moving ahead with his renewable energy ambitions, investing billions of dollars at home and overseas.

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 To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [


Source: SustainableCities 3 July 2015
How To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [

What might be the best and least best tactics for reducing the environmental impact of your travel? Here they are, from best to worst.

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...

€2bn fund focuses on renewables


Source: reNews 2 July 2015
€2bn fund focuses on renewables

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new €2bn infrastructure fund targeted at renewables.

Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands


Source: Treehugger 2 July 2015
Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands

On a highway near Den Bosch, The Netherlands, a new form of solar technology is being tested on what is usually a mundane piece of infrastructure.

Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid


Source: corbettreport 30 June 2015
Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid

Smart technology represents less of a breakthrough in power distribution and more of a revolution in complete, constant, panopticon-like...

Customer Operations Transformation by IBM


Source: IBM 30 June 2015
Customer Operations Transformation by IBM

Rising energy costs, concerns about climate change and technology advances are transforming the energy landscape. As consumers become more...

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SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind


Source: reNews 29 June 2015
SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind

The Scottish National Party is calling on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to explain why he misled voters during the referendum campaign in Scotland.

Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history


Source: BusinessGreen 29 June 2015
Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history

The solar-powered plane has reached the 'point of no return' for its 120-hour leg, as it attempts to set two world records.

The Impact of Smart Grid on Climate Change


Source: IBM 29 June 2015
The Impact of Smart Grid on Climate Change

Smart grid technology introduces mechanisms that can positively influence climate change through levers such as...

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Why do wind turbines have 3 blades?


Source: The Green Age 29 June 2015
Why do wind turbines have 3 blades?

If you are the curious type, it may have occurred to you over the years why most wind turbines have 3 blades. The answer is actually quite interesting

Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy


Source: Elon Musk 26 June 2015
Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk offers his thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy...

Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects


Source: The Guardian 26 June 2015
Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects

Bill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rejected calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Owl wings inspire quieter wind turbine blades


Source: Treehugger 24 June 2015
Owl wings inspire quieter wind turbine blades

One of the most commonly heard complaints about wind turbines is that they're loud, but that could be about to change.

SunEdison & Morgan Stanley Launch Huge Solar Energy Expansion


Source: Clean Technica 24 June 2015
SunEdison & Morgan Stanley Launch Huge Solar Energy Expansion

Partnering with Morgan Stanley, SunEdison is executing a major launch of an innovative power purchase agreement (PPA).

Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition


Source: YouTube 23 June 2015 Featured
Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition

Toyota's latest concept car, called the Smart INSECT, works as a giant accessory for your cell phone, connecting to all sorts of...

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Asia leader in renewable energy growth


Source: Energy Live News 23 June 2015
Asia leader in renewable energy growth

Asia accounted 60% of the global progress on energy access and renewables during 210-212, according to a new report.

The Smart Micro Grid: IT Challenges for Energy Distribution Grid Operators


Source: IBM 23 June 2015
The Smart Micro Grid: IT Challenges for Energy Distribution Grid Operators

Modern society is facing the global dilemma of an increased demand for energy, while traditional energy generation resources are diminishing...

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Japan is building huge floating solar power plants


Source: Treehugger 23 June 2015
Japan is building huge floating solar power plants

Japan has been working to shift more of its energy generation to renewable sources in the years since the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.

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