And what if IKEA were set to sell us not flat-packed furniture but pre-packed Smart City kits? This is just what the Swedish giant seems to be working on, if its latest announcement is anything to go by. Named SolarVille, the project designed by Space10, its in-house innovation lab, can power a community with solar energy by way of a smart microgrid using blockchain technology.
Monday August 22nd, 2016
Postcard from Singapore
The spirit of a place… People who live there can describe it best. Ivan, originally from Spain, tells us what he thinks of Singapore, where he has been working since 2013 as Deputy Supply Chain Manager of VSL. Life in the Singapore archipelago is enjoyable. For instance, it is very green — a blessing for […]
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