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The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the word on everyone’s lips. But in the automotive industry today, many products and services being labeled as such are in fact reliant on a form of advanced analytics (evolving from conventional algorithms) that enables those features—for example, predictive maintenance in manufacturing.

http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/automotive-and-assembly/our-insights/the-road-to-artificial-intelligence-in-mobility-smart-moves-required?cid=other-soc-twi-mip-mck-oth-1709&kui=2gUoQPMrqj7cFrFybJIjcA

As operators update grid planning for renewables, transmission remains key constraint

Last year, about 6.5% of United States electricity generation came from utility-scale wind or solar resources. It's a deceptive number, as it belies much higher portions of clean energy in specific areas and doesn't indicate growing renewable portfolio standards around the country.

http://www.utilitydive.com/news/as-operators-update-grid-planning-for-renewables-transmission-remains-key/505065/

Dubai launches world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power project

he world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project, costing Dh14.2 billion, will be implemented in Dubai, state news agency Wam reported on Saturday.

To be implemented by Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa), the largest single-site project will generate 700 megawatts (MW) of power when completed. Using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, it will include the world’s tallest solar tower, standing 260 metres tall, and a Dh100 billion fund to finance the plan.

http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/general/dubai-launches-world-s-largest-concentrated-solar-power-project-1.2091061

Presidente Santos y Ministro de Minas y Energía entregan proyectos de energías renovables para más de 60.000 colombianos

Departamento Archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina. 16 de septiembre de 2017. Este sábado, en la isla de San Andrés, el Presidente Juan Manuel Santos y el Ministro de Minas y Energía, Germán Arce Zapata, anunciaron al país un paquete de proyectos de energía renovable que beneficia a más de 60.000 personas y cuyas inversiones superan los 200.000 millones de pesos.  

Quince municipios de los departamentos de Arauca, Cauca, Caquetá, Córdoba, Guajira, Guaviare, Magdalena, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupés y Vichada disponen de la viabilidad técnica y financiera para adelantar proyectos de energía fotovoltaica por un valor de $169.312 millones.

https://www.minminas.gov.co/en/web/10180/1332?idNoticia=23921126

‘Confusion and resistance’ slows down UK smart meter roll-out

Lack of consumer engagement, insufficient information, and inadequate attention to vulnerability has slowed down the UK roll-out of energy smart meters, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Sussex.

The £11 billion smart meter programme, which is supported by a £100-million marketing campaign, has not met its targets due to consumer apathy and confusion, especially in the case of vulnerable people, say the researchers.

http://www.cied.ac.uk/news/confusion-smart-meter-rollout/