Energy

jamaica public service and itron smart grid
May 23, 2018

Technology and services company Itron, Inc., announced that it has signed a contract with Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for a nationwide smart grid deployment.

May 14, 2018 | Arzu Tekir

The future is coming. Rapidly! I don’t know if the flying cars we used to see in
sci-fi movies years ago will become a part of our lives, but there are dazzling developments.

university of hawaii renewable energy
Photo courtesy University of Hawaii
March 22, 2018 | DAVID MALONE, ASSOCIATE EDITOR - Building Design + Construction

In 2015, the University of Hawaii (UH) and the Hawaii Legislature established a goal for the UH university system to be net-zero by Jan. 1, 2035.

February 19, 2018

It's time to get smart about modernizing the grid.

February 09, 2018

Today, more than ever, it's cities that are deciding the future. Over half of the world's population currently resides in cities, and the urbanising trend isn't likely to slow down; by 2030, 60 percent of humanity will be city-dwellers. Since the end of the First World War, the global urban... read more

November 27, 2017

"Smart windows" with the ability to generate electricity are the way of the future, and scientists are another step closer to making it a widespread reality. Dye-sensitized solar cells-which are thin, flexible materials that can create see-through electronic circuits-could equip buildings with... read more

October 26, 2017

It’s typical for a company to view energy procurement as simply another cost.  Making the time to understand all of the options and what a company is buying is hard because of the complexity involved with the energy market.

tbilisi progressive cities smart cities local economic development forum
September 28, 2017

Two weeks ago in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, Mayor Davit Narmania welcomed more than 800 city experts and interested parties from around the world with legendary Georgian hospitality.

September 12, 2017

As Hurricane Irma's 130 mph winds, rain and tornadoes slashed and battered South Florida Sunday, Florida Power & Light Co. officials could only watch and double-check restoration plans as the outage numbers climbed throughout the day. Monday, that all changed as an army of workers were... read more

September 05, 2017

"Smart" cities are reinventing themselves by taking a data-driven approach to governing, but smart city technology has so far addressed only a limited set of use cases. Transit and energy innovation has been the priority over longstanding afflictions like poverty and income inequality. Why haven... read more

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