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

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.

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

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

(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

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.

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.

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.

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?

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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

This home floats in a self-sufficient Amsterdam neighborhood

AGreenLiving

In a city characterized by fast population growth, Amsterdam residents are beginning to entertain alternative living situations. At its heart, the neighborhood utilizes a shared smart grid (or “smart jetty”) that connects the energy, waste and water lines of each floating house. Eco Green a-floating-home a-more-multi a-shared-smart city community embedded-within floating-home freedom home neighborhood pitched roof urban with-designated with-the-ideals

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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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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. Eco Green architecture bioclimatic campus climate conditioning continent eat & drink press schools smart-cities sustainable food

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.

Waste compacting firm boosts connectivity with small cell rollout

Envirotec Magazine

A supplier of solar-powered waste compacting technology, Bigbelly , will contribute to enhancing wireless connectivity across UK cities via an integrated pole and antenna solution, Telebelly , intended to expand its service to the communities it serves.

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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

The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku

GreenBiz

Editor's note: Back by popular demand, smart cities consultant Sue Lebeck provides GreenBiz highlights from the past year in verse. The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku. Sue Lebeck. Tue, 12/29/2020 - 01:00.

NEW DATE for the 4th International Trade Fair and Forum Verde.Tec May 14 - 16, 2021

altenergymag

Experts and pioneers on circular economy, smart cities and environmental technologies will meet from the 14th to the 16th of May 2021, at the MEC Exhibition Center in Paiania, Attika, Greece T-Press has decided to set a new date for the 4th International Trade Fair and Forum Verde.Tec / Environmental Technologies.

6 In 10 Citizens Think Smart Equals Sustainable - And Are Ready To Move If Necessary

Forbes Green Tech

Most citizens want their city to be smart and green, or they will move to one - a new report shows. Among 10,000 respondents, 58% believe smart cities are more sustainable and 42% are prepared to vote with their feet by leaving their town due to pollution concerns. Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick business business