Smart Cities & Buildings

I see a pivotal role for hydrogen,” in Europe’s efforts to achieve its climate goals, said Frans Timmermans. And up jumped the crowd in a rare standing ovation for a climate commissioner. Hydrogen is the talk of the town and the Commission is widely expected to make it a big priority in its green industrial strategy. So, are we about to enter the golden age for hydrogen and - if so - what does it…

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Smart Cities & Buildings

Dubai announces that 25% of its buildings will be 3D printed in 2030

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing is about to change the way buildings are constructed, at least in Dubai, that is. This United Arab Emirates city recently announced a 3D printing strategy to…

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Logistic, Transport & Freight

The Future of Flight – Three energy futures (Electric, Hydrogen or just less?)

In my blog on the future of energy I made a very bold statement about he future of flight being cut by 50% by 2030. A lot of comments on the article informed me I was probably wrong – and this got me…

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Smart Cities & Buildings Building Energy Management

How energy efficiency upgrades can benefit building owners and tenants

If an energy efficiency building upgrade doesn’t benefit both the property owner and the tenant – especially with a triple net lease – it’s often easier to simply leave things the way they are even if…

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Smart Cities & Buildings

5 Things you need to know about 5G Heat (Fifth Generation Heat!)

In my blog ‘How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!’ I predicted that by 2030 all city centres will have some form of fifth generation heat network – taking heat…

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E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge

Electric vehicle owners may soon be able to pull into a fueling station, plug their car in, go to the restroom, get a cup of coffee and in 10 minutes, drive out with a fully charged battery, according…

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Smart Cities & Buildings E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

Driverless and electric, or car-free? The cities cutting out cars, and why

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It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are…

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HVAC E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

Electric Vehicles & Heat Pumps: Electric motors play a crucial role in the energy transition

Electric motors are implicated in two major decarbonisation options involving electrification: electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps. This will lead to a significant market growth, as well as growing…

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Street Lighting

ICP partners made it!

ICP Partners help spread the Investor Ready Energy EfficiencyTM (IREE) Certification scheme in local countries

In a nutshell…

The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is tackling two of the main…

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Smart Cities & Buildings

ORC-systems are helping to create a sustainable energy future

ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology made possible by SWEP brazed plate heat exchangers is being used in Sweden to transform waste heat into renewable electricity. This high efficiency and low maintenance way to produce sustainable electricity is being adopted by district heating systems around the world. Read how Ronneby Municipality put this innovative technology to use.

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