Chicago-based start up Cityzenith says its IoT data visualisation tool, 5D Smart City, is being adopted by 10 major cities worldwide. According to the company, its tool helps organisations around the world, both government departments and commercial enterprises, “make sense of urban data – big and small.” “Cities have produced more data in the past […]
Tony Chan is a seasoned ICT and telecoms journalist based in Hong Kong with a strong interest in bringing together industry leaders to foster sustainable IT and telecommunications practices, solutions and services.
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It is clear from our first Green Telecom survey on climate change awareness in the Asia Pacific telecoms sector that, with the exception of a few leaders, the majority of operators in the region have yet to adopt any policy whatsoever to tackle what has been described as the greatest crisis facing human kind. The […]
2008 will start with some positive trends for renewable energy generation, Nanosolar, a company in Silicon Valley, has managed to lower the cost of solar panels to below the US$1 per watt mark. According to the company’s CEO, Martin Roscheisen, Nanosolar’s panels are the world’s lowest cost solar panel, making the company the first manufacturer […]
Joining an increasing number of corporations tapping into alternative energy solutions, HP announced that it has entered into two purchase contracts for solar and wind energy. In the US, HP has entered into an agreement with solar power systems producer and systems integrator, SunPower, to install and maintain a 1-Megawatt solar power generation system at […]
Senior executives from 150 global companies have signed a communiqué to the United Nations calling for a comprehensive, legally-binding framework to combat climate change. Led by The Prince of Wales’s UK and EU Corporate Leaders Groups on Climate Change, which are developed and run by the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry, the communiqué was […]
Internet-giant Google took the industry by surprise and announced through its Google.org arm that it will launch a new initiative known as RE< C, or renewable energy cheaper than coal. RE < C’s core objective is to build 1 gigawatt of renewable energy capacity at a cost cheaper than current coal power. 1 gigawatt of […]