Getting on track for Net-Zero by 2050 will require rapid scaling of investment

Achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require as much as $173 trillion in investments in the energy transition, according to BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2021 (NEO), the latest edition of its annual long-term scenario analysis on the future…

Smart monitoring and IIoT technologies improve onshore wind turbine up-time

Operators of onshore wind turbines are always looking to maximise power output and profitability. Therefore, any tool that can reduce turbine maintenance requirements and improve reliability is incredibly useful. To deliver these benefits, Altra Renewables has employed Industrial Internet of…

KNX builds bridge between smart building and e-mobility

For the European Commission, electromobility is a crucial pillar on the way to an emission-free economy in 2050. It can make road traffic and transport cleaner and cheaper. But it can only make an effective contribution to climate protection if…

Smart building budget shortfalls put sustainability at risk

Building decision-makers list budget constraints and buy-in from senior leadership as the two biggest barriers to their adoption of smart technologies, according to a new research report from Johnson Controls. The report, ‘Thinking Smart: How the foundations of the UK will…

Proptech startup ushers in smart building era with cash boost

The fast-growing PropTech company, WeMaintain, based in Paris and London, has raised €30m in Series B funding. The raise follows WeMaintain’s acquisition of fire alarm solutions company Shokly, and allows WeMaintain to accelerate its international expansion and extend its proprietary…