Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry


Source: IBM 28 January 2015 Featured
Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry

Taking a smarter approach to the way we produce, distribute, and consume energy in order to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru


Source: Vimeo 23 January 2015
Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education..

Scott Harrison: Practicing Water Sustainability as Community Service


Source: IAMECO Warrior 21 January 2015
Scott Harrison: Practicing Water Sustainability as Community Service

Former Manhattan nightclub promoter Scott Harrison founded the non-profit charity: water in 2006 following a two-year missionary trip to Liberia...

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 21 January 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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What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?


Source: SustainableCities 19 January 2015
What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?

In June 2014, the Government of India announced its ambitious plan to build 100 smart cities across the country.

Securing water for a community in Chile


Source: YouTube 16 January 2015
Securing water for a community in Chile

In Nogales, Chile, water is scarce, and the community has a limited supply. Carol Poblete, one of our community relations analysts, worked with...

US Energy Department announces $8 Million for marine energy research


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 15 January 2015
US Energy Department announces $8 Million for marine energy research

The US Energy Department has announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine technology.

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 9 January 2015 Featured
Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water

France’s Eole Water has now created a turbine that can condense water in the air and make it safe for drinking. With wind power companies still...

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Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 6 January 2015
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities

TEDx Mission recently invited me to speak at their San Francisco event on how cities are using collective intelligence approaches to...

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 6 January 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 Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 5 January 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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Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 2 January 2015
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 2 January 2015
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view


Source: IBM 1 January 2015 Featured
The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Making predictions is a risky activity. Making predictions in the utility industry can be perilous and history is filled plenty of mistakes.

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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 31 December 2014
Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance

Experts predict that by the end of the 21st century, over 80 percent of the world's population will be concentrated in urban areas...

Toshiba to Get Energy From the Ocean


Source: Blue Living Ideas 29 December 2014
Toshiba to Get Energy From the Ocean

The well known Japanese company Toshiba and its perhaps not as well known co-patriate IHI have been tapped to pilot a new ocean energy project.

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 26 December 2014
Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it...

Top 10 sustainability campaigns of 2014


Source: The Guardian 24 December 2014
Top 10 sustainability campaigns of 2014

Including: Pressuring Lego to part ways with Shell, putting a stop to the gendered marketing of toys and fighting for the survival of bees.

Sustainable business: Hannah Jones interview


Source: The Guardian 24 December 2014
Sustainable business: Hannah Jones interview

In the first in our series of interviews with leading sustainability figures, Jo Confino speaks to vice president of sustainable business...

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 24 December 2014
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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Hydro-electric for a small community


Source: CSE Bristol 23 December 2014
Hydro-electric for a small community

How a group in Settle, North Yorkshire, set up a hydro-electric project to generate renewable energy -- and how that's now generating profits...

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