The Regional Plan Association recently held their Annual Regional Assembly, focused this year on technology and innovation. Thomas K. Wright of the RPA talks about some of the smart ideas that came out of the assembly.
Apr 25, 2010 Citiwire.net
Technology is going to be deeply integrated within New Songdo City, an instant city developing on a man-made island off the coast of Korea.
Feb 2, 2010 Fast Company
Earlier this week, the Obama Administration announced a significant investment in smart grid infrastructure like improved transmission lines and smart meters in homes.
Oct 29, 2009 The White House blog
Boulder, Colorado, has become the world's "first fully functioning smart grid enabled city".
Sep 14, 2009 Earth and Industry
You don't have to tear a city down to make it green, according to this piece from the <em>Boston Globe</em>, which offers some emerging ideas.
Jun 29, 2009 The Boston Globe
Amsterdam has taken its smart grid live, installing solar panels and 300 electric car recharging stations throughout the city.
Jun 11, 2009 Business Week
Columnist Stephen Cunningham of the BBC believes that technology like smart meters in homes will provide the necessary reduction in CO2 to reduce global warming.
May 29, 2009 BBC News
The stimulus package is jump-starting smart grid projects, says Jay Birnbaum, Senior Vice President of CURRENT Group.
May 5, 2009 Focus Washington
Clean energy is a major component of the Obama Administration's plans for an upgraded electricity grid. But with variable outputs, clean energy generation from solar and wind will need to be augmented, according to this piece from <em>NPR</em>.
May 1, 2009 NPR
Creating a "smart" grid to better handle the nation's electricity sounds like a great idea, but the job's going to be a tough -- and expensive.
Apr 28, 2009 Los Angeles Times