Yokohama Smart City Project Demonstrates Energy Management and Demand Response in Smart Cities

October 22, 2013 by  
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As cities in Asia grow economically, they would also need to be smarter in their energy usage and management. What would smart cities with energy management of households, buildings and local communities look like? To find out more, Asia is Green looks at a smart city project in Japan.

The Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP) is one of the largest smart city demonstration projects in Japan, piloted in three Yokohama districts – the Minato Mirai 21 district, the Kohoku New Town district, and the Yokohama Green Valley district. This project was selected as a Next Generation Energy Infrastructure and Social System Demonstration Area by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in April 2010, and is expected to be completed by 2014. Read more

NCCS and NRF Technology Primers explore energy and carbon technologies for Singapore

August 17, 2011 by  
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NCCS-NRF Symposium

The National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) recently commissioned a series of six Technology Primers, which were presented at the NCCS-NRF Symposium on ‘Energy Resilience for Sustainable Growth’ on 4 Aug.

The Technology Primers bring together research experts in Singapore to explore the potential of various technologies that can help Singapore improve its energy efficiency and security, and reduce its carbon emissions.

Each Technology Primer summarises the state of the technology and its feasibility for Singapore, and also includes current research activities and possible research goals. Read more