Month: April 2018

Smart City Energy Forum Topics

Smart Cities World Forum, 7-8 May in Toronto, Canada

The summit, that will be celebrated in The International Centre in Toronto, will gather the main experts of Smart Cities during two days During two days Toronto will be the hotpoint of Smart Cities thanks to the Smart Cities World Forum, that will be celebrated from the 7th to the 8th in The International Centre of the city. The event, that will combine expert conferences with different workshops and activities, has the aim on "educating people towards smart cities and urban planning techologies, strive for innovation ,promote business and connect thousands of smart city experts from around the globe", as they announce on their website.   Conference Topics During the conference, some trendy issues like Smart Grids, Smart Agriculture, Smart Transportation, Industrial IoT, Smart & Green Buildings, Smart Health, Smart PAyments, Smart Governance/E-Government,...

Dubai will spend $22 Billion in an energy infrastructures plan

The arabic emirate has announced an ambitious project to boost its energy infrastructures during the next 5 years As Bloomberg has informed recently, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority is planning a energy infrastructures plan that will need, at lest, an investment of $22 Billion. This huge effort, that is expected to be developed during the next five years,  will be focused in three main necessities: gas turbines, solar power and storage plants, as Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO of Dubai Electricity & Water, said.Furthermore, DEWA awarded last week a contract for a 815 megawatt gas turbine project in Dubai, in particular in Al Aweer, suburb. Meanwhile, DEWA is also building the world´s largest solar energy park. These new energy infrastructures investments have the aim on reducing the dependency of Dubai in the oil and gas energy...