Posts tagged energy
Venture Smarter adds talent to prioritize energy and resilience

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15TH - CINCINNATI, OH - Venture Smarter continues to add talent to the growing organization committed to accelerating the development of smart cities, regions, and industries. The company is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH with remote operations in New York City and Washington, DC.

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Prioritizing Sustainability in Smart Cities

Sustainability - social inclusion, community development, environmental protection, impact mitigation, and economic growth - must go hand in hand with 'smart' growth and development across cities and regions. Let us look at three key sectors where changes can be implemented today.

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Power brokers: Boston to join other cities to collectively buy energy from renewable sources

At the start of a series of conferences involving mayors from across the country, Mayor Martin J. Walsh plans to announce Thursday an effort to team up with cities from Orlando to Los Angeles to collectively buy renewable energy, hoping a collaboration of cities will increase their buying power to cut down on costs and spur incentives to create green energy.

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Why Companies Like Walmart And JPMorgan Chase See Ohio As A Multibillion-Dollar Energy Opportunity

the new Powering Ohio report, which outlines a vision for economic development through energy innovation. Drawn from the insights and experiences of a diverse group of advisors from across the business, regulatory, academic, labor, and manufacturing sectors in Ohio, the report shows the important role different business sectors will play in building a cleaner, modern and connected energy future.

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Cisco Survey Reveals Close to Three-Fourths of IoT Projects Are Failing

Cisco released the findings at IoT World Forum (IoTWF), an event where Cisco convenes the industry’s best, brightest and most passionate leaders with the goal of accelerating IoT.

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Cities Can Become Smarter, By Going Circular

Digital disruption is transforming the way we envision our cities. As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we must challenge traditional ways of thinking about how we manage our cities and our resources.

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IOT: Jacobs Builds Predictive Partnership With Atos, Receives Industry Awards » Dallas Innovates

Jacobs Engineering Group, a Dallas-based global provider of technical, professional, and scientific services, has announced a partnership with international digital transformation company Atos.  The deal will bring data capture and analysis through predictive, condition-based maintenance and field services optimization solutions to industries including water, energy, transport, aviation, nuclear, and the built environment.

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How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Playing Out in Puerto Rico - CityLab

Ponce is the second largest in territorial extension [116 square miles]. It has 19 rural neighborhoods and 12 urban neighborhoods. The urban ones have 92 percent of energy, the rural ones do not have energy. We have seen in the plans that there are communities that will have electricity in 30 more weeks.

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It’s Time for Electric Companies to Pivot - IEEE Spectrum

Renewable energy is rapidly changing the electric grid, and utilities need to adapt or face still greater disruption in their industry, according to a new report. Two directions now appear likely to offer opportunities for growth, the report says.

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COP23: How Cities Can Transition From Industrial to Sustainable - CityLab

A new alliance has representatives from Pittsburgh, Essen, Beijing, and other metros swapping strategies for transforming from a factory town to a sustainable city.

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Innovative PV landfill system saves costs and protects the environment

A groundbreaking PV system on a landfill-site in Germany demonstrates how to combine conventional waste management and climate protection and to save costs. The installation of Goldbeck Solar was honored with one of this year`s Intersolar Awards in the category for Outstanding Solar Projects.

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The Green Energy Revolution is now Unstopable

Market forces and advancing technology will help restructure the energy economy, but we all need to drive the pace of change even more. Not just by the stark realisation that the future we leave for our children and grandchildren depends on it - but also because of the cleaner, healthier and more abundant future for all that we can make in the process. 

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