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Silver Spring Networks to Extend Starfish PaaS Service to Additional Areas in London

Silver Spring Networks to Extend Starfish PaaS Service to Additional Areas in London

🕔11:07, 9.Aug 2017

Silver Spring Networks, Inc has announced that it will deploy its Starfish™ platform-as-a-service (PaaS) across the City of London and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. This adds to the previously announced London deployment in the City of Westminster.

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Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

🕔11:18, 7.Aug 2017

For a number of local authorities, the UK plan for tackling roadside NO2 concentrations presents a significant challenge, requiring them to improve poor air quality as quickly as possible. Whilst the latest ultra-clean Euro VI buses and advanced electrified options comfortably

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Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

🕔11:14, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – today announced its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled lorries. Led by Air Liquide, world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health

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SimplifAI Urban Mobility Management System Receives Near-€1m Innovate UK Funding

SimplifAI Urban Mobility Management System Receives Near-€1m Innovate UK Funding

🕔11:12, 7.Aug 2017

KAM Futures Ltd have been awarded over £850,000 (€950,000) of funding as part of Innovate UK’s First of a Kind Competition (Phase 2) to carry out a first commercial deployment of its SimplifAI system. SimplifAI is a new form of urban mobility

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Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

🕔11:05, 7.Aug 2017

Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge is coming soon! Now is the chance for communities to come up with their best ideas. A smart city uses technology and data to improve livability and opportunities for the city and its people. Smart cities have

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MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

🕔11:01, 7.Aug 2017

Finnish Mobility as a Service pioneers MaaS Global have raised €14.2 million in its recently completed funding round. Significant additional investments were made by Transdev, Veho and Karsan, who are among the Finnish company’s older shareholders. New investors include the

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First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

🕔10:54, 7.Aug 2017

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist for the first two categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to

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Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

🕔10:50, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, has joined with Leeds City Council to announce the launch of Project ACCRA, a collaboration between Leeds City Council, Cenex, the Transport Systems Catapult, Earthsense, Dynniq, and Tevva Motors

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Help Make Manchester Smarter

Help Make Manchester Smarter

🕔11:11, 3.Jul 2017

Manchester City Council is launching a preliminary market consultation to address challenges that have come out of a review of city centre issues. The City Centre Review took place in late 2016 and identified a number of areas that we

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LowCVP Conference Highlights Need to Tackle City-Level Pollution and Climate Challenges

LowCVP Conference Highlights Need to Tackle City-Level Pollution and Climate Challenges

🕔10:01, 28.Jun 2017

With road transport squarely in the spotlight as a key to tackling both air quality and climate challenges, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership is launching a new multi-faceted work programme which aims to speed the transformation to cleaner vehicles and fuels.

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