IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
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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Smart grid market research: forecasts from the analysts


Source: SmartGridNews 23 October 2014
Smart grid market research: forecasts from the analysts

This week’s update covers several different smart grid markets. Read the brief summaries and click the links for more details...

Solar battery pack allows you be a Freeloader with your gadgets (Review)


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
Solar battery pack allows you be a Freeloader with your gadgets (Review)

The iSIS Freeloader battery pack and Supercharger solar panel, when combined with the CamCaddy camera battery charger, make up a solid...

M&S installing UK's largest rooftop solar PV system


Source: BusinessGreen 23 October 2014
M&S installing UK's largest rooftop solar PV system

Marks & Spencer has started work on the UK's largest single roof-mounted solar array, which will see 24,272 panels installed...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions...

Strategic Asset Management


Source: IBM 23 October 2014
Strategic Asset Management

IBM experts outline the company's strategic asset management plans.

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6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies


Source: The Guardian 23 October 2014
6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies

It’s time to dispel the myth of the all-powerful chief executives of large corporations. Rather than being in control of their destiny...

Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics


Source: TheEnergyCollective 23 October 2014
Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics

I am in no way an expert on China, but one need not be an expert to understand that China's elite know they are in the midst of a deep crisis...

Energy’s Big Data day is dawning (Learning what your customers really want)


Source: SmartGridNews 23 October 2014
Energy’s Big Data day is dawning (Learning what your customers really want)

Chances are you know someone (yourself?) who’s a fan of House of Cards, the Netflix original drama. But did you know that...

Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office


Source: IBM 23 October 2014
Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office

The difficulties inherent in implementing a typical Program Management Office (PMO) within utilities organizations are...

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The Optimized Energy Value Chain


Source: IBM 23 October 2014
The Optimized Energy Value Chain

Meeting the challenges of the smart grid requires optimized and coordinated solutions...

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Is sustainability just about being green?


Source: Bristol Post 23 October 2014
Is sustainability just about being green?

SKANSKA'S commitment to contribute to a more sustainable world is resolute. One of the main focuses for our business is reducing energy use...

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?


Source: Planetizen 22 October 2014
How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?

I recently coauthored a paper for the Mercatus Institute (a think tank operating out of George Mason University) about the prevalence...

University Microgrid Manages Multiple Generation Assets


Source: TheEnergyCollective 22 October 2014
University Microgrid Manages Multiple Generation Assets

Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies are sometimes overlooked as important assets that can be deployed in Smart Grids and microgrids...

Why designers are on the front lines of climate change


Source: GreenBiz 22 October 2014
Why designers are on the front lines of climate change

Now more than ever, society is accepting that climate change is upon us. From Obama to GE's Jeff Immelt, leaders are confronting the reality...

Wind power to hit 2000 GW by 2030, says a new report


Source: The Climate Group 22 October 2014
Wind power to hit 2000 GW by 2030, says a new report

LONDON: Wind capacity could reach 2,000 gigawatts (GW) globally and meet up to 19% of electricity demand by 2030...

Innovative Kansas biofuel plant provides vehicle fuel AND electricity


Source: SmartGridNews 22 October 2014
Innovative Kansas biofuel plant provides vehicle fuel AND electricity

WASHINGTON — Marking another milestone in the Administration’s support of clean energy technologies that will diversify our energy portfolio...

Enphase Energy introduces new energy management system


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 22 October 2014
Enphase Energy introduces new energy management system

Enphase Energy Inc has launched a new system for energy management that delivers on the vision of enabling large-scale implementation of solar...

Labor rejects Abbott government's first attempt at renewable energy deal


Source: The Guardian 22 October 2014
Labor rejects Abbott government's first attempt at renewable energy deal

The clean energy industry and Labor have immediately rejected the Abbott government’s opening gambit in negotiations to find a bipartisan agreement...

Sgurr start-up is on the money


Source: reNews 22 October 2014
Sgurr start-up is on the money

Glasgow-based SgurrEnergy has launched a service to help optimise renewable energy investments and reduce the risks involved...

Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie


Source: Sustainable Cities 22 October 2014
Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie

An Indian business think tank has developed a Smart Cities Maturity Model (SCMM) to establish the metrics to be applied to a Future City...

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