• Norwegian energy-positive building could be the future of smart cities

      Powerhouse Brattørkaia, Norway’s largest energy-positive building, could be a first example of how smart cities can slow climate change. During its lifetime, the 18,200 sqm (195,903 sqf ) building will generate more energy in its operational phase than it consumes through the production of building materials, construction, operation and disposal of the building. One of […]

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  • Cities are switching to smart streetlight infrastructure

      Cities all over the world are trading metal-halide and high-pressure sodium streetlights for LED lights. The bright lights of LEDs offer increased security and safety, in addition to energy and cost savings. But, there’s more. Making streetlight infrastructure smart offers a host of advantages. Lights can be lowered when there aren’t cars or citizens […]

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  • New York tops American greenest smart cities

      According to the Eden Strategy Institute, New York tops the list of the 10 Smart City Governments in the U.S.. The city has split its smart city initiatives between the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, and the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer. Together they are focusing […]

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  • Scooters, an urban solution to fight climate change

      When it comes to smart sustainable cities, urban scooter-sharing services are one of the trending topics this year. Many metropolitan areas are seeing concrete advantages in terms of traffic reduction and increased public transport use from the implementation of scooter and bike sharing programs.   Read more …

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  • 6 Smart Cities Trends for 2019

    What technologies will be disrupting and changing urban infrastructure  in the next 12 months? As mobility remains at the center of innovation concerns, electric scooters, new parking-less regulations and cashless transactions are also making headways in metropolitan areas. Read more: https://www.smartcitiesdive.com/news/smart-cities-trends-2019/545092/

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