Big Data at the Speed of Business


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Big Data at the Speed of Business

Big data is a critical element to solving key business problems for utility companies. It can turn the information from smart meter and smart grid...

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Energy Quote of the Day: 'We are Still Assessing the Outcome of the Attack on the Refineries'


Source: TheEnergyCollective 1 October 2014
Energy Quote of the Day: 'We are Still Assessing the Outcome of the Attack on the Refineries'

The US military partnered with Saudi Arabia and the UAE on air strikes that bombed 12 “teapot” refineries in eastern Syria...

Telco fined for faking Telstra affiliation


Source: ITWire 1 October 2014
Telco fined for faking Telstra affiliation

Australian telco Zen Telecom has been fined $225,000 by the Federal Court for breaching Australian Consumer Law (ACL) through misleading conduct...

Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last


Source: InformationWeek 1 October 2014
Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last

In 1989, I was a lawyer working in the securities industry. When the securities industry fell that year, I went to work for one of my clients...

Blow to Detroit's poorest as judge rules water shutoffs can continue


Source: The Guardian 1 October 2014
Blow to Detroit's poorest as judge rules water shutoffs can continue

The judge overseeing Detroit’s bankruptcy ruled Monday that the city can continue to shut off water if people can’t pay their bill...

Driverless Tube trains on London Underground 'won't run until 2030'


Source: London Evening Standard 1 October 2014
Driverless Tube trains on London Underground 'won't run until 2030'

Driverless Tube trains will not be introduced for at least another 14 years and are unlikely to be in operation until 2030...

How to create sustainable transport systems throughout the UK – livechat


Source: The Guardian 1 October 2014
How to create sustainable transport systems throughout the UK – livechat

The transport sector has a key role to play in fighting climate change – but a little closer to home it should also be working to improve...

Is 4D printing next for healthcare?


Source: Healthcare IT News 1 October 2014 Featured
Is 4D printing next for healthcare?

It seems like we're finally just getting used to the idea of 3D printing – that something that seemed so fantastical, so recently, is now a reality...

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How to build business support for a price on carbon


Source: GreenBiz 1 October 2014
How to build business support for a price on carbon

Recently protestors held massive demonstrations in New York City surrounding the United Nations Climate Summit 2014...

From Bicycles to Cars in Beijing


Source: SustainableCities 1 October 2014
From Bicycles to Cars in Beijing

Earlier this week, a friend of mine shared this TED talk on my Facebook wall talking about the state of climate change in the world...

The latest blog posts from IBM Energy and Utilities industry thought leaders


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
The latest blog posts from IBM Energy and Utilities industry thought leaders

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct, take a look at these interesting blog posts from IBM thought leaders...

Big Data, Big Opportunities: Energy & Utilities


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Big Data, Big Opportunities: Energy & Utilities

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct, see why utilities are excited about big data...

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India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister


Source: The Guardian 1 October 2014
India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister

India will be a “renewables superpower” according to its new energy minister, but its coal-fired electricity generation will also undergo...

Germans are "too good at conserving water" (what?!), says Wall Street journal


Source: TreeHugger 1 October 2014
Germans are "too good at conserving water" (what?!), says Wall Street journal

Sometimes life is unfair. If we succeed in avoiding the worst of global warming by changing how we do things, such as by switching to clean energy...

#IBMutilities Twitter Q&A Thurs 2nd Oct


Source: IBM 1 October 2014 Daily digest
#IBMutilities Twitter Q&A Thurs 2nd Oct

Smarter Trends will be running a live Twitter Q&A session on Thursday 2nd October from 11.00am BST under the hashtag #IBMutilities...

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Get our latest infographic: How to make your smart grid even smarter


Source: SmartGridNews 1 October 2014
Get our latest infographic: How to make your smart grid even smarter

We can’t know the future with any certainty. But we can take note of the trends inside and outside the utility environment...

Ford revs up $25m global LED rollout


Source: BusinessGreen 1 October 2014
Ford revs up $25m global LED rollout

Ford Motor Company has this week announced one of the world's largest LED lighting deployments, committing to invest more than $25m...

Building the City of the Future Through Smart, Connected Urban Transport


Source: SustainableCities 1 October 2014 Featured
Building the City of the Future Through Smart, Connected Urban Transport

The concept of smart, connected transport is a hot topic among city leaders looking to ride the wave of innovation...

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How to tap the medium-scale clean energy market


Source: GreenBiz 1 October 2014
How to tap the medium-scale clean energy market

Recent attention and growth in clean energy development largely has been focused on either the household scale or the utility scale...

Homes with undrinkable water will not pay Irish Water charges


Source: The Irish Times 1 October 2014
Homes with undrinkable water will not pay Irish Water charges

Irish Water customers will have their metered charges capped at an assessed rate for the first nine months, according to the Commission for Energy...

Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?


Source: FastCoexist 30 September 2014
Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?

One of the most persuasive arguments for increasing a company’s social and environmental performance is that it will save money...

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