GE launching waste-to-energy plant in the Philippines… LondonWaste driving new fleet of Mercedes-Benz eight-wheelers… Cubic completes major expansion of NextBus system in Queensland… Schneider and ComEd team on Green Button Connect My Data roll out… ABB tapped for rural smart grid on Swedish island.
Once the stuff of science fiction, today four major trends are driving the furious development of building automation technology for smarter buildings. In an excerpt from ABB Review, Thomas Rodenbusch-Mohr and Anthony Byatt explain how these technologies help cities meet energy efficiency goals.
Floods and severe storms wreak havoc with electric grids. China has a different problem. Severe sandstorms send the gritty stuff from Inner Mongolia to a region where it threatens the transmission network that supplies Beijing with electricity. Learn about the innovative way ABB helps slow the encroachment.
Good reads department: IBM on Johannesburg as a model of urban renewal… Cisco and ABB team on smart home platform… Oracle cloud will help streamline medical trials … Incoming Saudi Telecom boss highlights operators' key role in IoT … CH2M HILL will help USAID improve water programming in developing countries. Click for the details.
Qualcomm, AMC Health team to improve care for at-risk patients… Ooredoo has visit from PM to talk smart cities… CH2M HILL tapped for biggest infrastructure project in Latin America… Black & Veatch joins Value of Water Coalition… ABB teams with Samsung SDI to accelerate growth of microgrid market.