Smart Cities San Diego

Cities Must Keep Pace with a Technologically Evolved Population

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, The City as a System

How could cities better connect all their residents to economic opportunity? It's literally the million-dollar question with almost every major tech company spending incredible amounts of resources in the name of connection. The lingo -- smart cities, smarter cities, big data, innovation centers, incubators, hives,...

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San Diego Innovators Can Be Leaders in Realizing Global Sustainability

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Events, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy, The City as a System

In early April, CleanTECH San Diego was represented at the first Global Solutions Summit in Washington, D.C. The conference follows the Little Rock Accord, signed December 2012, between Club de Madrid, an organization of former heads of state, and the P80 Foundation, comprised of many...

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From Microsoft Headquarters to San Diego County: “The City as a System” Discussions Charge On

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, The City as a System

As a follow-up to recent meetings at Microsoft headquarters in Seattle, Wash., civic and business leaders from across the San Diego region re-convened this week to continue conversations about San Diego's vision for a "The City as a System."  Utilizing software and the cloud to collect information about the energy usage of separate...

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Smart Cities a Focus of OSIsoft Users Conference

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Events, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, The City as a System

Last week CleanTECH San Diego member OSIsoft hosted its 25th Annual Users Conference in San Francisco. More and more we read about the benefits and need to collect and use “big data.” In the CleanTECH San Diego world of managing large utility, infrastructure, and building...

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Lighting Up the Night with Friends of Smart Street Lights

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Events, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

On Feb. 23, CleanTECH San Diego hosted the first official side event of the Climate Leadership Conference,  a “Smart City Infrastructure” Presentation & Demonstration Tour at the new San Diego Central Library downtown. Local CleanTECH San Diego members  joined  attendees of the Climate Leadership Conference from across the...

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NRG eVgo Unveils New Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of CleanTECH San Diego member company NRG Energy, opened the first Freedom Station® in the City of Carlsbad on Feb. 4, 2014. The Freedom Station, located at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets®, features a 480-volt direct current (DC) fast charger that enables...

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New Intelligent Wireless Streetlights to Save San Diego $250,000 Annually

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

San Diego will illuminate its downtown district with GE Lighting's intelligent lighting system, including LED street lighting, making it the first city in the United States to adopt GE's LightGrid technology. The new system of 3,000 city lamps, set to be in place by spring...

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