Korea’s smart grids for water and energy
Feb25

Korea’s smart grids for water and energy

Korea is embarking on a smart grid future for its water and energy supplies with numerous economic and environmental benefits for both humans and nature. Smart Water Grid In Korea, good quality water for human and natural use is challenged by climate change extreme weather events and pollution from urbanization and industrial development. Korea’s water agency, K-Water, is responding to uncertainty in water quantity and quality by...

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Investing in green climate adaptation solutions
Feb17

Investing in green climate adaptation solutions

By 2050, 66% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas, increasing the concentration of people exposed to climate change extremities. To mitigate the risks associated with extreme weather events, particularly flooding, climate change adaptation strategies need to be incorporated into the designing and planning phases of all types of infrastructure. Current global spending on infrastructure and capital projects is...

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Developing the UK’s smart grid
Feb10

Developing the UK’s smart grid

In the UK, 53 million smart meters for electricity and gas will be installed across all households and small non-domestic premises between 2015 and 2020 to achieve a low carbon and energy-secure economy. The smart meters will form the basis of the country’s smart grid enabling real-time, two-way communication between energy suppliers and consumers. The current electricity grid is reliable and can deal with normal fluctuations in...

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Rotterdam’s clean energy goals
Feb03

Rotterdam’s clean energy goals

Rotterdam has launched its ‘Rotterdam Programme on Sustainability and Climate change’ that will guide the city’s attempts to accelerate and upscale activities that will make the city healthier and more future-proof by 2030. The program lays out a strategy for the city to: Create a more greener, healthier and resilient environment by reducing emissions from transportation; creating more greener spaces; strengthening the city’s flood...

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