A single app that shows all the transportation options in cities. Electric buses that run without wires. A power grid that helps heal itself, dramatically shortening outages. Check out these and other bright ideas that were highlighted at the Council's recent Smart Cities Now forum.
Most innovative IoT companies? Fast Company puts Microsoft in the top 10… IBM makes top 10 list of digital health innovators… ABB wins big order to help deliver a whole lot of wind… Saudi Telecom partnerships reap data centers and expanded digital services... OSIsoft snags two awards for innovation… Dubai Chamber salutes Veolia with CSR awards.
The largest solar installation company in the U.S. is zeroing in on likely customers for a new microgrids-as-a-service offering – municipalities among them. Utility heavyweight Duke Energy is eyeing microgrids too – and has assembled a who's who of industry players. Click for details.
Cisco wins contract for major Dubai smart city project… ABB takes transformer intelligence to the next level… Saudi Telecom launches effort to nurture next-gen IT talent… Silver Spring Networks wins metering project in New Zealand… Elster snags contract for big AMI initiative in Mexico.
While India continues to work on its vision of 100 smart cities, a new report already suggests the 20 most promising cities to make that transformation in the next phase. Click for an update on the evolving India smart city scene, including some of the companies planning to help make the vision reality.
It looks like a museum, but it’s capable of supplying power to a busy commercial district. See how smart underground substations help cities make better use of available land.
India is opening the flood gates, allowing a long string of partners and consultants in to help achieve its ambitious smart cities goals. Find out how the work is progressing (and who may be left behind).
Cities generate tons of rubbish. But could there come a day when landfills are no longer needed to hold it? Read how San Francisco and cities across Sweden have charted waste management paths with help from ABB and Siemens that may make garbage dumps obsolete.
A new electric transmission line in Brazil sets a world record for length and will deliver renewable energy that would otherwise be way out of reach. Learn how the ABB project could help more cities take advantage of clean energy.
CH2M HILL will help modernize Polish railroad. ABB wins maritime electricity link contract. Oracle technology provides medical insights. Schneider India exec featured at tech forefront. Click for the details.