Watch Free Films About Smart Cities, From Films For The Earth

CleanTechnica

Smart cities are key to a better future. Watch these free films to learn more about smart city design and smart city living from around the world.

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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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.

Future Smart Cities (FSC) - 3rd Edition

Eco-Business

A smart city is one that uses information and communication technologies with the aim of increasing operational efficiency, sharing information with the public, and improving not only the quality of government services but also the citizens' well-being

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

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

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

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.

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. 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 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

Smart City Planning & Urban Design Summit

Eco-Business

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

India x Cleantech — October 2019

CleanTechnica

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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?

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

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. What exactly is a “smart city”? Cities across the globe are setting emissions reductions goals.

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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Ecosistema Urbano designs a digitally integrated eco-campus for the University of Malaga

AGreenLiving

Designed by Ecosistema Urbano to regenerate the underused Louis Pasteur Boulevard area, the project will not only enhance the city’s infrastructure, but it will also create new spaces where everyday university activities, including classes, can take place in public areas.

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. We can see the evidence in these stark images of inequality in major cities across the world.

IoT 52

BIG presents a sustainable living laboratory town in Japan for Toyota at CES

AGreenLiving

As part of CES 2020, Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled exciting designs for its first project in Japan — the Toyota Woven City, a sustainable “living laboratory” at the foothills of Mt. Located at a 175-acre former factory site in the city of Susono in Shizuoka, Toyota Woven City will provide a testing grounds for a futuristic smart city powered by Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell technology.

E-mobility for the masses with ABB home EV charging solution

altenergymag

With sustainable transport solutions forming a key component of ABB Electrification’s Mission to Zero for smart cities, the pioneer in digital technologies unveils the latest extension to its e-mobility portfolio

How to Successfully Scale Municipal Fleets

GreenBiz

As cities and states march towards aggressive climate action goals, fleet leaders are facing more pressure than ever to electrify, and faster. Kelly Reagan, Fleet Administrator, City of Columbus . Richard Battersby, Assistant Director, Public Works, City of Oakland.

ISGF Innovation Awards 2020

Eco-Business

ISGF Innovation Awards is aimed to recognise and to celebrate organisations (utilities, regulators and policymakers and technology companies), projects, products and personalities that have set a new benchmark in Smart Grid and Smart City domains.

Episode 221: Mapping biodiversity, repair and the circular economy

GreenBiz

Experts from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, ChargePoint, Smart City Columbus and the city of Oakland, California share tips at 1 p.m. Episode 221: Mapping biodiversity, repair and the circular economy. Heather Clancy. Fri, 05/22/2020 - 01:21. Week in Review.

Episode 219: Water, workplaces and well-being

GreenBiz

Experts from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, ChargePoint, Smart City Columbus and the city of Oakland, California share tips at 1 p.m. Episode 219: Water, workplaces and well-being. Heather Clancy. Fri, 05/08/2020 - 02:33. Week in Review.

What will the city of the future look like?

The Environmental Blog

Flying cars, companion robots, cell phones embedded in the palm of your hand, McDonald’s home delivery … we all once wondered what the city ??of Today , pollution is more and more omnipresent in our cities. The city of the future will therefore be a sustainable city.

WCS + Plug and Play VHH

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. They genuinely want to find ways to transform their businesses and meet their customer expectations.

Events - SUSTAINATOPIA 2020 Series (Los Angeles, New York, Boulder and Vancouver)

Green Market Oracle

LOCATION : IDEALAB (SPECIAL PROGRAM: SMARTER) // MAY 8th-9th SMARTER: CITIES & COMMUNITIES Livability is the hot topic. Today’s smarter cities and communities optimize tech and non-tech solutions with this recognition that one size does not fit all.

Online Event - Sustainatopia Virtual Conference Series 2020

Green Market Oracle

Energy, Water & Smart City Revolution Clean Tech & Energy, and Water includes leading investors, companies in renewable energy, recycling, info tech, green transport, green chemistry, buildings.

Europe’s Plan for Districts That Produce Energy, Rather Than Using It

GreenTechMedia

In 2018, the European Commission published an implementation plan for positive energy districts, saying they can raise the quality of life in cities, contribute to reaching the EU's climate targets, and boost Europe's knowhow in clean-energy technologies.

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Event - World Future Energy Summit 2020

Green Market Oracle

More than 800 specialist exhibitors and 33,500 visitors from 170 countries, will showcase pioneering technologies and ground-breaking thinking in energy, energy efficiency, water, solar, waste and smart cities.

Councils could begin charging for garden waste, according to survey

Envirotec Magazine

Connected assets lay the foundation for the future of smart cities and Yotta’s software and services represent a ‘new era’ of connected asset management, says the firm.

Waste 141

Envision Digital appointed to develop first AIoT Smart Grid for PTT in Thailand Eastern Economic Corridor

Eco-Business

The contract involves developing an AIoT smart grid atVidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology ("VISTEC"), powered by Envision Digital's AIoT operating system, EnOSTM. AIoT technology constitutes a key enabler for this smart transition.