Información sectorial

Gartner: Four strategies to make smart cities work for citizens

Smart cities can only be successful if local government engages with citizens, opening up a dialogue to meet their needs, said Gartner today. Developing IoT programmes without consulting the community is the wrong strategy, according to the analyst company. Smart cities are no longer just about optimised traffic patterns, parking management, efficient lighting, or improvements to public works, said analysts, but should instead be about a community-driven approach to deciding local priorities.

¿Cuándo veremos las calles de américa latina llenas de autos eléctricos?

La era fósil tiene los días contados. Al menos así lo demuestra el paso acelerado con el que avanza la revolución de las energías alternativas en todo el mundo. Nuestra región no es la excepción. Muy por el contrario, son varios los países que han comenzado a decirle adiós a los combustibles contaminantes para migrar hacia alternativas más sustentables.

Community energy storage: What is it? where is it? how does it work?

The sharing economy is growing feverishly worldwide. Whether ride-sharing, tool-sharing or home-sharing, there are new value streams and new benefits to participants never before envisioned. Energy markets are no exception and are experiencing similar community-oriented revolutions.

Compensating distributed energy resources for environmental attributes

Small distributed energy resources, cutting carbon emissions, and making sure people pay appropriately for participating in the electric system: These have been pillars of Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), New York’s comprehensive initiative to re-think utility regulation and reduce carbon in the power sector.

The Internet Is a New Kind of Prison, Blockchain May Set Us Free

The internet has democratized access to information in a manner unparalleled in history, and as we connect an increasing number of people to the net, we like to fantasize about a globalized digital world where everyone is free. But there’s another side to this digital utopia, which suggests the internet might be quietly becoming a new kind of prison, one where our lives are spied on and our personal choices are influenced in ways we are not aware of.