Smart city, smarter water management
Jan25

Smart city, smarter water management

The pace of urbanization globally is unprecedented with nearly 66% of the world’s population expected to be urban by 2050. At the same time, global demand for water will increase by 55%. Therefore, the ability of cities to become smart in effectively and efficiently managing scarce water resources is critical to ensuring urban water security Click & Tweet! . A smart city To become ‘smart’ in general, cities around the world will need...

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The rise of the Smart Nation
Jul07

The rise of the Smart Nation

Globally, nations are becoming increasingly challenged by rising household consumption levels, depletion of natural resources, increasing levels of pollution and greenhouse gases and increasing vulnerability to natural hazards and risks from climate change variation. In response to these challenges nations are becoming ‘smart’ in their management of scarce resources Click & Tweet! in the face of climate change. The rise of the Smart...

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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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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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