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Dutch-Australian Smart City Summit to forge long-term relationships

The Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) has partnered with the Dutch Government to co-host the Dutch-Australian Smart City Summit to be held in Sydney on 3 November. Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands will visit the summit and attend … Continue reading

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Tesla – the Google of the electricity industry

One of the issues that I often spoke about during my time as a former director of the Global Smart Grid Federation  was that the electricity industry would have to go through a similar transformation process to the one the … Continue reading

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Smart grids and blockchains

On several occasions we have advocated for the energy distribution companies to play a bigger role in the ‘future of energy’. Solar energy has taken off enormously around the world, and looking at a country like Japan shows what the … Continue reading

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Moving from smart grids and smart meters towards smart cities and smart communities

There certainly is a lot of interest in the M2M (machine-to-machine) and internet of things (IoT) market in 2016; but we are only seeing what is happening on the surface. Most of the M2M and IoT activities are taking place … Continue reading

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Sunshine Coast leading the smart city movement

Sunshine Coast Council hosted the inaugural Australian Smart Communities Summit in Caloundra. The fact that the event happened there is a reflection of the commitment that this council has to the development of a smart city. One of the most … Continue reading

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