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Denmark and SG have mutual vision for smart cities

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Denmark and Singapore have gotten together to develop smart city technologies and applications. The country and city state have entered into a cooperation to work together and share ideas and data on smart city initiatives. Specifically, Copenhagen wants to learn from Singapore smart applications in the areas of public transportation and water management, according to […]

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Australia joining smart city challenge: Navigant Research

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A blog post from Navigant Research’s Eric Woods notes that Australia is catching up with other Western economies in the pursuit for smart cities. “Recent U.S. government support for smart cities research and the announcement of the selected cities for the Indian smart city program are just two signs of the continuing momentum behind urban […]

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India study evaluates the country’s smart city progress

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A study by a group of masters students and graduates at the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University in India aims to evaluate the progress of the country’s 98 designated cities to get funding as part of the government’s efforts to transform ICT infrastructure. Not surprising, smaller communities (towns) scored much better than larger […]

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Smart cities need standards: researchers

| October 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Smart cities need standards to work together, including some kind of coordination between different agencies working on projects. According to a report from FCW, engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, current smart city projects are often isolated, leading to separate systems that don’t necessarily work together. Chris Greer, senior executive for cyber-physical […]

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Dubai wants to be benchmark for smart city globally

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai wants to be the benchmark smart city for cities globally. “Together with our partners, we are enabling Smart economic conditions, driving entrepreneurship and global competitiveness that will serve as a model for emerging nations. We are continually reviewing and refining the latest technology innovations, from mobile apps to drones, to understand how we may […]

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Dubai wants to be benchmark for smart cities

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai wants to be the benchmark for smart cities globally, according to Dr Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, assistant director general of The Executive Office and SmartDubai taskforce leader. According to Aisha, the goal is to create a connected and responsive citywide infrastructure that can cater for the demands of its residents and visitors. Applications include […]

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CII, CCP to ink smart city MoU – The Times of India

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Keen to help the capital city improve its chances in the national smart city mission challenge, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has decided to handhold Goa through the preparatory phase of the centre’s flagship programme. CII is in the process of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the corporation of the city of […]

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Solar & wind gain over coal & gas

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

From Bloomberg: It has never made less sense to build fossil fuel power plants. According to this article, the cost of solar power is now below that of coal and gas in at least nine US states, including Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama. That said, the prices of solar […]

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Flexenclosure receives second major eSite order from IGT Myanmar

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Telecom infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has received a second multi-million dollar order from tower company Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT).  Flexenclosure will provide its award-winning hybrid power solution eSite for hundreds of telecom sites across Myanmar, continuing the world’s largest-ever green-field cellular telecom network rollout.Flexenclosure, a designer and manufacturer of prefabricated data centre buildings and […]

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Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

| August 5, 2015
Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

Swedish green ICT infrastructure maker Flexenclosure has expanded its office in Myanmar, claiming rapid deployment of its eSite hybrid power system for off-grid sites and sites with unreliable grid supplies. The eSites are part of Flexenclosure’s contribution to the government’s transformation of Myanmar’s infrastructure. According to the firm, the Myanmar government has set a mobile […]

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