An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines' iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really want to replace a national cultural symbol with a more modern mode of transport?
Singapore wants to be the world's first smart nation, but it will take major technological leaps to get there. Norwegian energy advisory giant DNV GL says it is an ideal research and development partner for developing smart energy solutions in the city-state.
Emma Bailey –
Smart meters are widely credit with the ability to help reduce electricity use, and provide better data on energy consumption. But how can we reap these benefits without compromising on privacy and safety?
Medilyn Manibo –
The emirate says the world's largest mall will be built as a smart city following environmentally-friendly guidelines, but experts and observers voice concerns on the ambitious nature of the project.