smart-grid-energy

This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) develop cost effective and energy efficient solutions for the smart […]

Smart city project to boost Tallahassee resiliency, urban mobility

Florida State University (FSU) is partnering with the City of Tallahassee on an urban mobility project that aims to boost smart city resiliency. According to FSUnews.com the university is working with city officials to enhance Tallahassee’s utilization of current transportation and power systems. The city is looking to determine how to better handle large-scale civic […]

Dubai crowned as Gulf region’s top smart city

A new study has ranked Dubai as the top smart city in the Persian Gulf region, thanks to its strategic vision and practical approach. An article by Computer News Middle East reported on the recent study by research firm Navigant Consulting. The report was commissioned by Chinese tech telecoms equipment maker Huawei. In the report, […]

Norway’s Agder Energi looks to Azure in smart grid pilot

A pilot project in Norway is looking to build an intelligent grid that could spur further advances in the Nordic county’s electrical network. Smart Cities World reports that the Scandinavian country’s third biggest energy producer Agder Energi is leading the pilot project to use intelligent technology to build a smart grid solution. Agder is partnering with […]

Why power is critical to everything in a digital world

Infrastructure systems around the world are being strained due to unprecedented urbanization, continued globalization, and climate change. In addition, developing countries are struggling to build new infrastructure, while developed countries must replace aging infrastructure. Between now and 2030, an estimated minimum of $50 trillion in infrastructure investment is required to fuel global development. Cities such […]