Generation green: smart cities bring new eco-friendly jobs
News 29/5/2017 Generation green: smart cities bring new eco-friendly jobs

Smart cities across Europe are pioneering all sorts of cutting-edge technologies to reduce pollution and boost energy efficiency, becoming green role models for others to follow. The eco-friendly push is not only helping to protect our planet, it’s also stimulating growth and unleashing a new generation of jobs

Are smart buildings safe from hackers and privacy breaches?
News 20/3/2017 Are smart buildings safe from hackers and privacy breaches?

The automated home and office market is predicted to grow quickly in the next few years. But as reports of cyber attacks increase, is it still possible for a home to be a castle in the age of smart buildings, or are we lowering the drawbridge to hackers?

Nottingham City Council to pilot energy efficient homes of the future
News 16/3/2017 Nottingham City Council to pilot energy efficient homes of the future

Four hundred homes in Sneinton are part of a European project to make them warmer, cheaper to run and fit for the future.

Working to Tackle Fuel Poverty
News 16/3/2017 Working to Tackle Fuel Poverty

Nottingham City Council and partners provided advice on how local people can make energy savings as part of Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on Friday 17 February.

From teenager to pensioner: the green energy crowdfunders
News 06/3/2017 From teenager to pensioner: the green energy crowdfunders

Boosting the use of renewable energy has long been an ambition in Europe, but some efforts have powered down amid an ever-changing political landscape and dwindling finances. Now crowdfunding is pulling in a new generation of green investors

Smart cities and innovative financing schemes
News 06/2/2017 Smart cities and innovative financing schemes

Cities in Europe are experimenting new ways to invest in energy transition and finance green measures at local level. Innovative financing models are becoming a priority because of lack of public funding

Thermally efficient social housing for young adults
News 24/1/2017 Thermally efficient social housing for young adults

When young people move out of supported accommodation the leap to independent living can be tough. A new project in the north west of England is converting a former sheltered housing block for elderly people into managed accommodation for young adults, while also improving its thermal efficiency

“That’s another fight. Big data as a commons”
News 19/12/2016 “That’s another fight. Big data as a commons”

Activist, writer and policy strategist, David Bollier argues that cities can benefit from co-operatively owning and controlling resources and applying the principles of commons ownership to big data

REMOURBAN speaks up at Smart City Expo Congress in Barcelona
News 07/12/2016 REMOURBAN speaks up at Smart City Expo Congress in Barcelona

In mid-November a strong REMOURBAN team turned out for the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona. And in keeping with its networking spirit, it again joined forces with other the European Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) and the Green Digital Charter (GDC) initiative.

A smart city means an inclusive city
News 28/11/2016 A smart city means an inclusive city

If a city is to be really intelligent, its priority needs to be on promoting equitable and affordable social infrastructure for all. And that includes people with disability

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511