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Midjourney has shown what the city buses of the future would look like. AI can assist in prototyping buses of the future in several ways, such as: Computer-aided design (CAD) software: AI can assist in the creation of detailed and accurate 3D models of the bus and its components, which can be used for virtual […]

The National University of Singapore is testing digital energy solutions from SP Group, a leading Asia-Pacific’s leading energy supplier, to improve the energy efficiency of the university’s campus. SP Group has said that with the support of BCA and operators, they will be able to develop user-centric solutions to advance next-gen green, energy-efficient buildings, and […]

Helsinki

November 21, 2022 CITIES

in recent years, thanks to unprecedented growth and decision-makers working together. Finland’s capital is well on its way to becoming the best functioning city in the world.

Plant for the processing of organic waste into renewable natural gas Goal To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve the overall environmental condition of the city Project In partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., the city will begin installing new equipment at the Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility later this year. The new equipment will convert […]

Mayor’s £500m energy fund to help cut carbon emissions Goal To combat air pollution, support energy-efficient solutions and renewable energy Project The Energy Efficiency Enhancement Fund (MEEF) provides flexible Financing for energy-efficient technological solutions with a loan period of up to 20 years. The projects that can be financed are: Energy storage facility; Infrastructure for […]

Mayor helps boroughs target toxic air hotspots Goal Reducing air emissions, improving the environmental situation Project The funding is part of an air pollution fund of £20 million set up for projects in 29 boroughs, including the electrification of Hackney Council’s fleet of vehicles, installing electric charging stations on lampposts poles in Hounslow and the […]

The Xpeng X2 is the name of a new Chinese electric-powered vehicle ( flying car) that conducted its first pilot flight in October 2022 in Dubai. It is equipped with an obstacle detection radar system, can use a parachute, and automatically determine the situation when it is necessary to use it. The flight took place at […]

The Climate Mayors initiative Goal Mitigating the impact of cities on climate changes Project “Climate change is not a problem that a city can solve alone, but Boston’s leadership could have far-reaching consequences,” said Mayor Walsh. The Mayor of Boston requested project proposals from qualified renewable energy developers with projects across the U.S. that could […]

Melbourne Renewable Energy Project Goals Increasing the share of renewable of the total energy mix, Reducing CO2 emissions Project The first stage Renewable Energy Project is the construction of a wind farm. What makes this project unique in Australia is the number of partners. Unique in Australia is the number of partners: 14 companies will […]

City of Toronto Waste Reduction Community Grants Program Goals To reduce household waste and increase citizen engagement in separate waste collection programs Project The City has launched a grant competition for waste reduction projects. Grants awarded must be consistent with the City’s goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and moving toward zero waste, which involves […]

Produces lithium-ion batteries and energy management allowing CO2 emission and energy consumption reduction. Improving labor productivity.

Paradox Engineering is a technology company that designs and markets Internet of Things solutions for open cities and other smart environments.

What is an electric vehicle? There are probably fewer and fewer people in today’s world who have never heard of this type of vehicle as an electric vehicle (or electric vehicle, EV). Electric cars are cars that are powered by one or more electric motors, which, in turn, are powered by rechargeable batteries or other […]

Green building – an environmentally sustainable building, designed, constructed, and operated to minimize the total environmental impacts. The ideology of green, positive or sustainable construction appeared in the United States and Western Europe back in the late 1970s, in the 1990s it gained particular popularity largely due to the famous UN conference in Rio de […]

Global climate change adaptation – actions are taken to help communities and ecosystems cope with changing climate conditions. (UNFCCC) Climate change may be the greatest threat to the biodiversity of many, if not most, ecosystems. Therefore, the issue of adaptation to its changes is becoming increasingly vital and requires appropriate measures to be taken to […]

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED – is an ecology-oriented building certification program run under the auspices of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Before the introduction of LEED, the construction industry had no established standard for defining what constituted an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly project. Since its introduction in 1998, the LEED system […]

Viima

May 2, 2022 LEADERS

Viima democratizes innovation that helps companies to develop, evaluate, and prioritize ideas better and faster.

Sustainability – the maintenance and betterment of the ecological, social, and economic health of a city. “Sustainability” is a completely new model for the use of resources and the interaction between man and nature. The main goal is to build a new innovative environment with a society that cares about the environment. Sustainable development is […]

Bike share innovative transportation programs that are ideal for short-distance trips provided users the ability to pick up a bike at a self-serve station and return it at a different self-serve station will thin the system’s service area. In 2019, the GovTech market was worth $400 billion, and half of it was in the U.S. […]

A zero-carbon city runs entirely on renewable energy; it has no carbon footprint and will in this respect not cause harm to the planet. A zero-carbon city runs entirely on renewable energy; it has no carbon footprint and in this respect does not harm the planet. Most of the world’s cities produce energy by burning […]

Vienna

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Moscow

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Moscow, Russia 2.127 Smart Points Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia’s symbolic center. It’s home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the […]

Berlin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Berlin, Germany 2.251 Smart Points Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene […]

Boston

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Boston is a leader in the global Vision Zero initiative to end serious traffic crashes.

Sydney

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

The strategic planning sectors have for the most part been determined by the Montreal Urban Planning and Development Plan. In addition to the city…

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

The state of Green is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership from Denmark. We foster relations with international stakeholders…

Smart Cities requires integrated management of the economic, social, and infrastructure aspect of urbanization with the use of advanced…

EY smart city initiative considers needs of its people and stakeholders. While data drive efficiencies, to maximize needs of stakeholders.

Buildings are a core component of Schneider Electrics smart city. From dining, shopping, and sleeping to learning, working and recovering.

This requires a deeper, broader approach to technology—one that fuels innovation and provides scalability to address future demands.

Sensor data and high-tech command centers promised a revolutionary new way to manage complex operations and automate infrastructure systems.

Continuously evolving ecosystem, empowering individuals to live, work and move in a safer, smarter, and more sustainable way.

Renewable energy is a practical, affordable solution to our electricity needs. Simply, by ramping up renewable energy. Renewable energy—wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and biomass. These energies provide substantial benefits for our climate, our health, and our economy. Each source of renewable energy has unique benefits and costs. Cut global warming emissions by green-powered cities Human […]

If you care about the planet and are considering a smart car – an electric vehicle for that, maybe you should look at the results of a new German study that breaks EU targets about CO2 – Carbon Dioxide (grams of carbon) emissions. Scientists say that electric cars are responsible for more carbon dioxide emissions […]

Electric cars, after years of bombastic concepts and billion-dollar investments, are about to go to European exhibition halls in a big way. Now, however, it is more difficult to sell them with profits, Reuters writes. There is nothing new that electro mobiles, which are now at the Paris International Motor Show, reduce the profitability of […]

One of the ways to address climate change concerns is the use of renewable energy sources (solar or wind farms). However, a study by Lee Miller and David Keith from Harvard shows that wind turbines can also affect local warming. The underlying idea of how to reverse global warming is to reduce the release of […]

In Lower Saxony, from September, two hydrogen-powered trains run in commercial traffic. Their electric motors, which propel the chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, are a more environmentally-friendly variant of conventional diesel engines. They do not produce carbon dioxide emissions. Trains run at a speed of up to 140 kilometers per hour. Alstom has manufactured […]