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Envisioning Future Cities: Pocket Drones, Bioinspired Designs & Smart Citizens

November 24, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

We are experiencing an unprecedented era in the history of urbanization. How we manage the pace of urban growth will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st Century. The Future Cities Summit, organised by RE.WORK, brings together the most influential…

Smart Cities Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis

September 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Cities Market (Smart Home, Building Automation, Energy Management, Industrial Automation,…

Advanced Sensors for Smart Buildings

December 10, 2013 - in Buildings, Corporate, Facility Management

With energy costs following a seemingly upward trajectory in many parts of the world and climate change on the political agenda, there is an ever-increasing…

Bill Gates and Khosla Ventures Invest $8M in Varentec To Enable Transformation of the Power Grid

October 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Varentec, a provider of power control solutions for the electric grid, today announced it has closed $8 million in Series B funding from Bill Gates and Khosla Ventures. The capital will fund the production rollout of Varentec's intelligent power monitoring,…

Smart Water Networks Can Save Utilities up to $12.5 Billion a Year Worldwide

December 5, 2012 - in Water

Smart water networks can save utilities across the globe up to $12.5 billion a year according to research commissioned by Sensus, a leading provider of intelligent solutions for electric, gas and water utilities. The findings, published in Water 20/20: Bringing…

IBM Researchers in Ireland Eye Smart Water Supply

October 26, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

As urban populations increase, so will the strain on established and aging city water systems. The increasing demand for water will have to be supplied through water treatment and distribution networks that have inherent capacity constraints. These networks…

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference Features ICLEI USA President

June 19, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Sustainability has become an important strategic imperative helping communities meet the 21st Century demands for economic, social and environmental responsibilities. At this year’s American Public Works Association (APWA) Fourth Annual Sustainability in…

Envisioning the City of the Future

June 18, 2012 - in Smart Cities

For the first time in human history, more people live in cities than in rural areas, and in the next 20 years the urban population will grow from 3.5 billion to 5 billion people. The social, economic, environmental, design, and engineering challenges of this…