Magnetic sensors to manage pollution and traffic


Sensefields, the new traffic vertical of Spanish group TORROT, has developed a solution based on ground-based magnetic sensors that detect traffic data as well as information on gases, particles and noise that analyze the data in real time to manage pollution and traffic.

SmartStart: private financing at the service of the smart city


According to a study conducted by Siemens, in Spain there is a potential of 4,200 million euro of private financing for the development of the smart city. The research has been carried out by Siemens Financial Services, which has assessed the potential for real financing that could come from the private sector in our country. […]


Fuerteventura, El Hierro and Mallorca to benefit from the ‘I Call for Intelligent Islands’


Two islands in the Canary Islands and one in the Balearic -Fuerteventura, El Hierro and Majorca- are the proposed to benefit from the 'I Call for Intelligent Islands', launched by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, through the public company Red.es, as part of the Digital Agenda for Spain.

Brooklyn is riddled with community microgrids for self-supply of renewable electricity in case of emergency


The landmark district home to the most famous bridge in New York is becoming a spider web of local microgrids backed by the authorities in search for greater energy security when facing such devastating phenomena as was the earthquake Sandy in 2012 that left 750,000 New Yorkers without power.


Buildings that save energy by adjusting three floors to the space of two


Removing spaces used by cooling ducts. That is the strategy of “Concept 3 for 2” of ETH Zurich which develops in Singapore an energy efficiency project with Siemens to assess the impact on energy consumption of the “Desigo CC ” buildings management system of the German multinational. And they do so without reducing height of the […]

A smart and efficient energy system is required to get 24 hours of sunshine


The technology is ready for electricity to be smart. It is already possible to make communication between utility and customer be bidirectional and thereby greater efficiency can be achieved in the systems. The Austrian company Fronius will present its solutions in this field for both local networks of single-family homes to national networks.