Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru


Source: Vimeo 19 August 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 10 August 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...

Blue Energy - The Bo Hai Tidal Bridge Project


Source: YouTube 7 August 2015
Blue Energy - The Bo Hai Tidal Bridge Project

Blue Energy plans to build a 120km tidal energy generating bridge across the Bohai Strait, China. This ambitious project would generate...

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


Source: IBM 30 July 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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The Ocean Cleanup


Source: The Ocean Cleanup 29 July 2015
The Ocean Cleanup

On June 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibility study, proving that we can likely clean our oceans.

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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Securing water for a community in Chile


Source: YouTube 27 July 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...

Green light for world's first tidal lagoon


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 22 July 2015
Green light for world's first tidal lagoon

The Swansea Bay project, the world’s first tidal lagoon was granted planning permission last month and is set to begin in joint venture.

The Case for Saving Water (And Not Just in Drought-Stricken California)


Source: Triple Pundit 16 July 2015
The Case for Saving Water (And Not Just in Drought-Stricken California)

I grew up in a very water-conscious household. We weren’t living in a drought-ridden area like California is today, but my parents understood scarcity

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...

ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 29 June 2015
ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique...

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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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 22 June 2015
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...

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 18 June 2015
Water Changes Everything.

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

Six things business needs to know about water and sustainability


Source: The Guardian 17 June 2015
Six things business needs to know about water and sustainability

Companies must adapt to a new era and work with local communities, government and industry to safeguard their water supplies and reputation.

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 15 June 2015 Featured
Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen

Scientists at EPFL have come up with an inexpensive way to store solar energy as hydrogen. It's a concept that has...

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How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 11 June 2015
How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory

“Smart grid“. It’s a term we throw around a lot, but what does it really mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, why should we...

Carillion sustainability efforts net £27m profit


Source: edie.net 11 June 2015
Carillion sustainability efforts net £27m profit

UK construction giant Carillion added £27.2m to its bottom line in 2014 thanks to sustainability efforts.

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...

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