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Smart cities are losing their luster — here's why


Smart cities” built from scratch have so far failed to live up to their much-hyped promise.

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Tencent gets proposal from MVRDV for green smart city

Inhabitat - Innovation

After two years of development, MVRDV has unveiled their competition entry for Chinese tech giant Tencent’s next campus—a green and futuristic smart city shaped like a continuous undulating mountain range.


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Luca Curci Architects designs a zero-energy smart city of the future

Inhabitat - Innovation

"The Link" is a net-zero energy smart city for the future.

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Smart City Capital to deploy 200 ADS-TEC Energy DC fast chargers in Florida


EVSE manufacturer ADS-TEC Energy (NASDAQ: ADSE) has announced that Smart City Capital will be deploying more than 200 ADS-TEC Energy ultra-high-speed ChargeBox charging stations throughout Florida. This $30-million order is ADS-TEC’s second from Smart City, and the single largest order of ChargeBox units to date in the US.

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The State Of Greenfield Smart Cities In Africa

Forbes Green Tech

Grand projects like these certainly exist in developed nations, but the developing world hosts its own share of greenfield smart city aspirations.

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Local authorities urged to embrace 'smart city capabilities'

Business Green

The increased cost of living and pressure to cut carbon emissions means it has never been more important for local authorities to develop "smart city capabilities". As such the report recommends that all cities - regardless of their size or location - should be exploring the opportunity to build 'smart city' capabilities. "As

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Event - WFES Smart Cities Expo & Forum

Green Market Oracle

WFES Smart Cities Expo & Forum will take place on January 13 – 16, 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. To see the speakers list click here. To see the program click here To register click here Subscribe in a reader