Norvento. Intelligent renewable technology made in Spain at Ecobuild 2017


The Spanish company Norvento will present in the framework of Ecobuild 2017 – one of the main events for the design, construction and sustainable architecture worldwide -, its line of smart renewable technology for corporate buildings and headquarters, with which it intends to be at the forefront of sustainable building.

Three goals for the Smart Cities: automated driving, electrification and networking


Schaeffler, a global supplier for the industrial, smart cities and automotive sectors, plans to hire 600 experts worldwide in the next few years to develop tomorrow’s digital mobility solutions. The new jobs planned are part of the digitization strategy that the company started last year. One of the strategy´s central axes is the development of […]


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.