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

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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Digitizing Traffic Management for Smart Cities – From Moving Vehicles to Moving People

CleanTech Group

From electric scooters and bikes to ride-hailing and car-sharing, the way humans move around cities is markedly different than it was 100 years. Cleantech Insights Digitization Intelligent Traffic Systems Transportation Mobility Smart Cities

Smart Cities and Curb Management: Innovating for success

CleanTech Group

Curb spaces have historically been a source of parking revenue for cities, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for regulating a. Cleantech Insights Sector Insights Transportation and Logistics

Tencent's 'smart city' seen as model for post-coronavirus China

Eco-Business

A new smart city that prioritises people and the environment with the help of technolgy may be a model in a post-pandemic world

Smart cities of the future: eco-utopia or dystopian nightmare?

Eco-Business

Set to be the world's most connected and sustainable expo, Expo 2020 claims to be a blueprint for future cities. Other smart city projects from Asia to Africa have similar visions, but will they live up to promises of urban utopia

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.

Smart Cities & Buildings (SCB) Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Smart Cities & Buildings (SCB) Asia is the region's unique marketplace showcasing the latest innovations in smart facility management, security & surveillance, smart construction, Internet of Things and Smart City Adoption

Meet the 2019 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge winners

CleanTech San Diego

SMART CITIES COUNCIL, April 17, 2019 – The Smart Cities Council has named the winners of its annual Smart Cities Readiness Challenge, honoring five communities across North American for ambitious smart cities visions that are impactful, collaborative, inclusive and sustainable. The post Meet the 2019 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge winners appeared first on Cleantech San Diego. Highlights Smart Cities San Diego

Envision Digital hires Ynse de Boer from Accenture as smart city and decarbonisation lead

Eco-Business

Based in Singapore, de Boer will lead Envision's smart city, smart spaces and decarbonisation programmes, after 17 years with Accenture

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.

The Path Forward for Electricity and Smart Cities • 7/2/20

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Utilities play a major role in building future liveable, resilient, and smart cities. July 2, 2020. 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register. They genuinely want to find ways to transform their businesses and meet their customer expectations.

Smart Cities Readiness Challenge Narrowed to 10 Finalists – Government Technology, March 21, 2019

CleanTech San Diego

Cleantech San Diego Named a Top 10 Finalist in the Smart Cities Readiness Challenge. These are some of the challenges a number of municipalities are taking on as they explore smart city projects. That’s part of the takeaway from the proposals submitted by more than 100 jurisdictions from the United States, Canada and Mexico to the 2019 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge. Smart Cities San Diego

City of San Diego Launches Inclusive Connected Communities Roadmap for Smart City Projects

CleanTech San Diego

The City of San Diego is implementing a new smart city strategy that could bring smart city technologies to underserved areas of the city. Using this approach, the City’s goal is for smart city planning to first identify how technology can meet the needs of communities of concern – empowering communities that previously had limited access to such benefits and limited input in the decision-making process. Smart Cities San Diego

If we want smart cities, we need to double down on rail transit

Eco-Business

A robust, rail-centric network should remain the backbone into which other transportation modes, like autonomous shuttles, ride-sharing and scooters, can feed

Tencent gets proposal from MVRDV for green smart city

AGreenLiving

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

Smart City Planning & Urban Design Summit

Eco-Business

"Building strong connections and productive cooperation between municipalities, business, and society

The Brief: Climate stakes in NYC election, small business resilience, South Africa’s smart cities, affordable irrigation, sustainable investing performance

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Climate stakes in NYC election, small business resilience, South Africa’s smart cities, affordable irrigation, sustainable investing performance appeared first on Impact Alpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

(Un)intentional Effects: A Social Network Analysis of the Spanish Network of Smart Cities

Ideas 4 Sustainability

This number is projected to rise continuously in the future, challenging cities to transform themselves into successful, competitive units within a globalized world. A model called Smart City aims at delivering better structural advantages to cities through technical,… Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : Today, roughly 55% of the world’s population lives in urban settlements.

China’s Economy Hinges On A Low-Carbon Life For Future Smart Cities

Forbes Green Tech

As China moves its rural population into urban areas, it is working fast to create "smart cities" that have zero-carbon goals. It's a strategy that it says will also attract new investment

Generate raises $2 billion amid sustainable infrastructure push

Impact Alpha

Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Dealflow Green Infrastructure Signals Smart Cities WaterImpactAlpha, July 19 – Project finance is in hot demand as corporations, governments and other organizations scramble to green their operations. That’s fueling.

China’s Smart Cities Are Magnets For Economic Growth And Environmental Stewardship

Forbes Green Tech

China's Suzhou Industrial Park is model community complete with high-investment from the world's most highly-regarded companies -- ones that use cloud computing and artificial intelligence. And it's one of many in China

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

AGreenLiving

According to the United Nations, 5 billion people are projected to live in cities by 2030. In response to the growing challenge of urban populations and their accompanying carbon emissions, Italian design practice Luca Curci Architects has proposed The Link, a self-sustainable “vertical city” with the goal of net-zero energy operations. Designed to accommodate 200,000 people, the futuristic proposal will be presented to cities around the world.

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

AGreenLiving

According to the United Nations, 5 billion people are projected to live in cities by 2030. In response to the growing challenge of urban populations and their accompanying carbon emissions, Italian design practice Luca Curci Architects has proposed The Link, a self-sustainable “vertical city” with the goal of net-zero energy operations. Designed to accommodate 200,000 people, the futuristic proposal will be presented to cities around the world.

Work on UK's 'largest' smart city green energy system kicks off in Peterborough

Business Green

Plans to link up waste-to-energy, heat networks, battery storage and electric vehicle charge points could serve as a blueprint for other UK cities, according to council. If successful, the project could be used as a blueprint for other cities and towns, the project partners said.

Jaguar Land Rover’s Project Vector Is An Exciting Flexible Smart City Transport Concept

Forbes Green Tech

Jaguar Land Rover's Project Vector is a flexible clean urban transport idea as part of the marque’s wider “Destination Zero” plan - a collaborative project with other transport providers and academics for a flexible urban mobility network

What will the smart city of the future look like?

Climate-KIC

Smart energy company Drayton, have created an interactive graphic that will tell you just how long it will be until your city is filled with extraordinary and innovative technology. Simply enter your age and the piece will reveal what you could see come to a city near you from as soon as 2019. The post What will the smart city of the future look like?

Aquagenuity closes $1.7 million seed round to prevent water-related crises

Impact Alpha

Dealflow Impact Tech Smart Cities Uncategorized WaterImpactAlpha, June 30 – The Flint water crisis was a wakeup call that safe drinking water is not a given, especially in underserved. The post Aquagenuity closes $1.7

Shift to electric rickshaws and motorcycles is drawing investors to emerging markets’ e-mobility opportunity

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 3 – The streets of Delhi, Kigali, Nairobi and other cities across the developing world are clogged with traffic, including “boda boda”. Africa Frontier & Growth Markets Green Infrastructure India Originals SDGs Smart Cities

Vietnamese e-motorbike venture Dat Bike secures $2.6 million

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, April 20 – Motorcycles and scooters are the main form of transport in Vietnam’s cities, and the main source of toxic air pollution. Asia Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow Frontier & Growth Markets Green Infrastructure Smart Cities

E-buses are accelerating e-mobility in Latin America

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 3 – Fleets of zero-emission electric buses operating in Latin America were once a distant dream, especially for city dwellers commuting to. 2030 Finance Climate and Clean Tech Frontier & Growth Markets Green Infrastructure Impact Voices Latin America Smart Cities

‘Healthy living’ SPAC Better World Acquisition Corp. launches on Nasdaq

Impact Alpha

Dealflow Health and Medtech Smart CitiesImpactAlpha, November 16 — A new special purpose acquisition company is looking to raise $110 million to acquire and take public a company.

Dutch solar electric car startup Lightyear raises $48 million

Impact Alpha

Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Dealflow Europe Geographies Impact Tech Smart CitiesImpactAlpha, March 16 — Lightyear is going to market with Lightyear One, a self-charging electric vehicle with built-in solar cells that was featured.

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

AGreenLiving

According to the United Nations, 5 billion people are projected to live in cities by 2030. In response to the growing challenge of urban populations and their accompanying carbon emissions, Italian design practice Luca Curci Architects has proposed The Link, a self-sustainable “vertical city” with the goal of net-zero energy operations. Designed to accommodate 200,000 people, the futuristic proposal will be presented to cities around the world.

Envoy secures $11 million to boost access to electric vehicles

Impact Alpha

Dealflow Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Smart Cities United StatesImpactAlpha, November 16 — For California to become carbon neutral by 2045, 76% of cars on the road will need to be electric.

IoT, Sensors, & Smart Waste Management: The Urban City Avatar We Need

U.S. Green Technology

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about a smart city? If you’re like most people, chances are you’re already imagining a glitzy city skyline filled with a zillion high-rise apartments, wide roads, and luxury cars. Smart Waste Management

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DFC approves $500 million financing for Safaricom-led Ethiopian telecom project

Impact Alpha

Africa Dealflow Frontier & Growth Markets Geographies Impact Tech Smart CitiesImpactAlpha, December 22 — The U.S. International Development Finance Corp.

Port of San Diego Selects EDF Renewables North America for Microgrid Installation

CleanTech San Diego

Cleantech San Diego Members Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Smart Cities San Diego Smart Grid

Public investment, private innovation: The global market for air quality marketing

EDF + Business

As countries, regions and cities expand their air pollution monitoring networks, the need for data validation and analysis will also grow, especially due to regional and local governments’ lack of capacity. air pollution air pollution monitoring smart cities

Cities are growing faster and smarter, but can they go greener? We asked Siemens.

EDF + Business

You might not be thinking about smart cities, or how the company is working to accelerate technology innovation, eMobility, resilience, and urban sustainability. As air pollution and climate change pose unprecedented threats to cities across the globe, it’s more important than ever to transform the way that urban areas operate. What exactly is a “smart city”? For a smart city to succeed, we need good data to understand how to optimize infrastructure performance.

Tech innovators should pay attention to NYC’s new air pollution monitoring pilot

EDF + Business

New York City operates over 30,000 City-owned vehicles, the largest municipal fleet in the country. Police cars, fire engines, and public buses drive up and down the city streets performing their public services duties.

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First Smart Forest City in Mexico will be 100% food and energy self-sufficient

Inhabitat - Innovation

Milan-based architecture firm Stefano Boeri Architetti has unveiled innovative designs for a nature-infused smart city in Cancun, Mexico that will serve as a model for resilient and sustainable urban planning

How Flow (People, Water & Revenues) Is Killing Your Water Utility.

Seyi Fabode

Three trends, with two seemingly contradictory, seem to be converging when it comes to people and cities: More people moving to cities : e.g. empty nester boomers downsizing. With the majority of stats suggesting the trend is in favor of more people moving (back) into cities , there is a lot to do to make cities livable for those moving back in. We can see the evidence in these stark images of inequality in major cities across the world.

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