Topic: energy-efficiency


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How Smart Cities Can Use Renewable Energy Sources

By Kimberly Rittner on May 17, 2022 10:50:41 AM

The world's population is growing steadily. According to the United Nations, the world's population will grow to 9.7 billion people in 2050. By 2100, nearly 11 billion people could live on Earth. This rapid population growth is accompanied by an increased degree of urbanization. While around 55% of the world's population lived in urban areas in 2018, this proportion will rise to around 68% by 2050. Cities, therefore, face incredible problems such as environmental degradation and pollution, urban immobility, and increased energy demand.

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Renewable Energy Solar Energy Energy Efficiency Sustainable Cities Smart Energy Energy Management Sustainable Energy

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6 Smart Lighting Solutions That Smart Cities Should Know

By Jennifer Svedberg on Mar 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Streetlights, as they are today, have been a cause of concern for how much energy they consume as well as how they have been adding to the light pollution in cities, burning brightly while no one is around. These are just a few of the concerns that some solution providers have been aiming to address with their Smart Lighting solutions. They aim to make cities feel more safe, make lights more efficient, poles multi-functional and push costs of maintenance and energy down among others in various ways.

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Smart Lighting Public Safety LED Lighting Energy Efficiency Smart Poles IoT Smart Street Lighting Sensors Lighting Control Retrofitting Lighting Street Lights Street Lighting Intelligent Street Lights Outdoor Lighting Public Lighting Energy Savings Adaptive Lighting Emission Reduction Light Pollution Street Light Control

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