As the smart grid, renewable energy and distributed generation force major changes in the energy industry, electric utilities are often left holding the bag: old power plants that are no longer competitive in the energy market. Learn how Italy's Enel is working to transform its old, unproductive power plants into community assets.
The Centre approved allocation of Rs 5,142 crore for development of these rural clusters under the new Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission.
Cities and government agencies that have adopted a more pioneering attitude are gaining economic benefits, among others. Learn how four leaders say they developed the courage to take the first step.
The Smart Cities Council signed an official Memorandum of Understanding with the Zhong Cheng Smart City Construction Research Society during Smart Cities Week in Washington, D.C. Click for details on the smart cities collaboration.
A new tool to help urban planners and commercial developers better understand the relationship between how people travel and what they buy to inform growth strategies and improve the quality of life for citizens was unveiled at Smart Cities Week.
A Maryland county just outside urban Washington, D.C. is taking on what could be one of the most innovative projects in agriculture: establishing a living laboratory for Internet of Things technology geared specifically to help farmers use data as a way to become more productive and profitable.
Smart and green cities are increasingly viewed as central to achieving a low-carbon, prosperous and resilient future. An inspiring new report suggests how to achieve that scenario with smart policies and global collaboration. Learn how your city can accelerate its progress.
Smart Cities does not means putting gadgets, but changing the model of a city, says renowned architect, Vicente Guallart.
The sixth-largest city in India – Chennai – is now also the sixth Indian city to get its own Metro Rail following the likes of Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Kolkata and Bengaluru. The entire network will cover 45 km in Phase I, with 32 stations, for an investment of Rs 14,600 crore...
A refugee camp in Kenya that’s expanding faster than it can be supported is getting a boost from MasterCard and a United Nations organization. See how an effort to support small farmers could greatly ease hunger in an area where it’s becoming exponentially worse.