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2014-02-18 04:20:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, LED and smart streetlights are helping to establish smart cities and represent a critical layer of the emerging 'Internet of Things.' With rapid urbanization and the rise of global megacities, energy efficiency is becoming critical in public lighting infrastructure. By 2025, cities and municipalities are projected to save $11.3bn (more than 86,000 GWh) per year from efficient LED and smart streetlights. Investment in this...

2014-02-12 12:28:28

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smart City Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart City Market is Likely to be Worth a Cumulative $1.565 Trillion by 2020 The research...

2014-02-10 12:21:39

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Impact of Energy Storage in Smart Cities First-mover Advantage in the Near Term, Competition to Boom Post 2020 A smart city is a future trend that ensures efficient, intelligent power consumption and management within an urban community. These global cities will only function through the installation of both a smart grid and a form of energy storage. The impact of energy storage...

2014-02-04 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Farmland Trust today praised final Congressional adoption of the new Farm Bill which makes the biggest reform in agricultural policy in years, according to Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of AFT. "The new Farm Bill requires farmers who receive crop insurance premium assistance to have a conservation plan which helps protect erodible soil and wetlands," said McElwaine. "Conservation compliance in past has been...

2014-02-04 12:20:27

Domus Development's La Valentina property in Sacramento Recognized as a National Model In Urban Smart Growth and Sustainable Residential Housing SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Domus Development, led by founding partner Meea Kang, as winner of the 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement in the "Built Projects" category. Their outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged by building the...

2014-01-28 12:30:30

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Farmland Trust, Ohio Department of Agriculture, OSU Extension and other sponsors invite farmers, public officials, landowners, planners and land trusts to the 14th annual Ohio Farmland Preservation Summit on February 5 at the Columbus campus of Ohio State University. "The Summit is designed to provide people with the tools they need to preserve farmland and promote farming, everything from presentations on farmland easement...

2014-01-21 08:24:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual American Farmland Trust survey of state farm and ranch land protection programs shows a 19 percent increase in funding from 2011 to 2012, but funding levels are still 39 percent below where they were in 2008, according to Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of AFT. "State budget cuts have hit agricultural land protection programs hard in the last five years, but our latest survey shows a very significant 19 percent...

2014-01-20 23:04:40

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Smart Headlights. Market for Smart Headlights is projected to witness strong growth led by growing number of accidents due to poor visibility and inadequate vehicle lighting and the ensuing increased emphasis on safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The importance of driver visibility cannot be undermined, given the fact that compromised and poor visibility is widely acknowledged as a prime cause for...

2014-01-13 23:01:37

Student Teams Challenged To Demonstrate Building for Health, Flood Resiliency in Master Plan Design Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Student Teams Challenged To Demonstrate Building for Health, Flood Resiliency in Master Plan Design For more information, contact Robert Krueger at 202-624-7051; rkrueger(at)uli(dot)org. Nashville’s historic Sulphur Dell neighborhood has been chosen as the site for the twelfth annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design...

2014-01-07 12:20:48

Streetline to leverage its sensor-enabled smart parking platform as a foundation for additional smart city use cases FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline, Inc., a global provider of smart parking solutions, today unveiled plans to further extend its sensing capabilities to include sound level and road surface temperature as a next step towards advancing smart cities and the "Internet of Things". Streetline customers will soon be able to capture real-time sound...


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