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1 million sensor-enabled on-street smart parking spaces by 2024

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new report from Navigant Research  puts the installed base of sensor-enabled on-street smart parking spaces at over 1 million worldwide by 2024. According to the researchers, the parking industry is being transformed by new technologies that are enabling cities to reduce levels of congestion significantly. Sensor networks that detect vehicle occupancy are providing the […]

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Siemens to supply data center of Amazon Web Services with clean energy

Siemens to supply data center of Amazon Web Services with clean energy

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services’ data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in July. Commissioning […]

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Apple building 40 MW solar plant in China

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Apple launched its first major solar project in China, and the solar installations in Sichuan Province will generate more energy than needed to power all of Apple’s 19 corporate offices and 22 retail stores in the country. Apple is partnering with Leshan Electric Power, Sichuan Development Holding, Tianjin Tsinlien Investment Holding, Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor and […]

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Eletrobras uses Cisco technology for smart grid project in Brazil

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Supported by a World Bank funding of BRL 1.2 billion, the project will provide Smart Meters to the States of Amazonas, Acre, Piauí, Rondônia and Roraima Cisco will provide communications infrastructure to “Energy+”, the smart metering program of Eletrobras, a major Brazilian electric utility that will serve the states of Amazonas, Alagoas, Acre, Piaui, Rondonia […]

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Step-by-step tips for business green ICT

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Intelligent Buildings Today has listed 10 tips for greening offices. They include creating a green ICT policy, create a green ICT project, measuring your impact, turning off PCs, turning on power management, select energy efficient equipment, buying upgradeable equipment to extend lifespan, reducing business travel and thinking creatively about processes, replacing the physical with digital […]

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Tesla’s battery gets $800 million kick off in the first week

| May 9, 2015

Tesla is set to revolutionalise the energy business. According to this Bloomberg report, Tesla has already taken orders for some US$800 million for its home power storage system, Powerwall. “It’s like crazy off-the-hook,” Musk said during an earnings presentation. “The sheer volume of demand here is just staggering.” The company is reportedly building a US$ 5 […]

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Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Ltd., will deliver the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World on May 12, 2015, at 9 a.m., where he will reveal a major company milestone that will enable the new wave of […]

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Indus Towers’ green initiative – The Hindu

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Indus Towers Limited, a joint venture set up in 2007 by Bharti Infratel Ltd, Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Telecom, has increased the number of green sites in Andhra Pradesh circle comprising AP and Telangana to 4,450… As of now, 32% of towers in AP circle have been declared as green sites. Source: Indus Towers’ […]

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Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

 The Australian Utility sector ICT spending growth will remain moderate at 2.0% five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to 2018. IT investments by utilities companies remain focused on delivering cost savings and efficiency gains, but change is in the wind. Utility sector business priorities highlight the increasing importance of customer related initiatives. These changes are […]

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Large internet firms are buying solar direct and bypassing volatile energy markets

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Large internet firms such as Apple and Google are now going directly to solar power supplier and sourcing their own (renewable) energy. According to California Clean Energy director at the Environmental Defense Fund Gavin Purchas, the trend not only gives firms like Apple access to green power, but the long term contract favoured by renewables […]

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