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Sidewalk Labs aims to address privacy concerns in designing high-tech Toronto neighbourhood

Jeff Gray, The Globe and Mail Summary Sidewalk Labs, the unit of Google-parent Alphabet Inc. set to turn a chunk of Toronto’s waterfront into a test bed for “smart city” technologies, took pains at a public meeting Tuesday night to address fears its plans would see citizens spied upon or their...

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Developing District Heating in Ireland

Donna Gartland, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Summary Imagine life without fear of leaving on the immersion? Guest blogger, Donna Gartland, Executive Energy Planner with Codema – Dublin’s Energy Agency, writes about how Ireland needs to start looking to sustainable alternatives like...

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Amsterdam district heating goal gets data centre boost

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Amsterdam’s district heating goals are to receive a boost with plans to use excess heat from a data centre to replace gas-fired central heating. According to Dutch press reports, some of the heat from a data centre operated by global firm...

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South University District development announced with EWU expansion

Hawk Hammer, Summary A piece of land currently highlighted by an old building, construction fences and an unpaved parking lot is about to get a completely new face lift. Eastern Washington University, Avista, Katerra and Mckinstry have teamed up to build a 150,000 square foot ...