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Future cities: Covid-19 stresses the importance of good governance

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.

COVID-19 lessons for the future: Data and cooperation are key

"Rather than the vanity projects that some development banks and private financiers have encouraged we need to focus on universal access to basic services."

GBCSA seeks change leader with a passion for the “Green Agenda”

GBCSA is looking for a dynamic CEO to take it to the next level in its mission of accelerating the property industry towards sustainability.
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CDP report identifies the cities ramping up climate action ambitions

CDP has revealed that the number of global cities leading on climate action and transparency has more than doubled in 2019 compared to the previous year.
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Wifi-enabled solar street lights stimulate SA’s smart city ambitions

In modernising traditional off-grid electrification models, Think WiFi and GreenCape are set to deliver wifi-enabled solar street lights in South Africa.
Mercy Chelangat. IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa

Kenya’s green at heart techie is devoted to smart villages

Mercy Chelangat, an electrical engineer and IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa, talks about emerging technologies and electrification strategies.

Webinar recording: Engineering robust smart cities in Africa

Download this webinar to learn about how African cities and electric companies can work together to develop smart cities of the future.

Asia’s first smart city proof of concept to launch this February

One of Asia’s first smart city Proof of Concept will be launched in the Cyberjaya area in Malaysia, to address challenges around water, energy, and more.
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Op-Ed: Responsibilities plus the technology that enables smart cities

“The Smart Cities Framework captures the relationship between a city’s responsibilities and its enablers,” explains Barry Bredenkamp from SANEDI.

US mayors take action, ignoring federal gov on climate change

America’s mayors are stepping up and taking action to reduce carbon pollution in the absence of federal action and comprehensive national climate policy.

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