The Smart Zero Carbon Cities Challenge 2016
CoLab members create proposals01/15/16 EST - 05/23/16 EDT
05/23/16 EDT - 06/07/16 EDT
06/07/16 EDT - 06/15/16 EDT
06/16/16 EDT - 07/05/16 EDT
07/05/16 EDT - 07/31/16 EDT
How can smart technologies drive a rapid transition to zero-carbon cities?
Cities are key actors in efforts to respond to climate change. Over a decade of urban innovation and leadership has shown that meaningful action on climate change is possible. But with the climate crisis nearing critical thresholds, the type of action that we need to see has reached a new level. In urban areas old and new, we now face the inspiring challenge of creating a rapid transition to zero-carbon cities.
Smart technologies present us with powerful tools to apply to that challenge. We’ve seen impressive results in increasing the efficiency of building, infrastructure, and transportation systems. But more is possible, much more. This contest is open to all projects that propose innovative applications of smart technologies to the creation of zero-carbon cities.
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|My Energy Xpert is a SMART energy audit and monitoring app empowering people to save time, money and lower their energy footprint.|
|The Collective Power Platform is a local peer to peer energy trading market for and by prosumers.|
|create a dashboard that allows cities to understand their business emissions by sector, business size, emissions source, and track progress|
|Testing the Paris Agreement with ecological, economic & social mechanisms to "zero-out" emissions in future model city: Tamale Ghana|
|A bold pathway to Paris: Decarbonise 1000 cities one city at a time.|