Tag Archive for 'Ecoislands Global Summit 2012'

UK Energy Minister highlights smart grid solutions at Ecoislands Summit

October 18th, 2012 by Ecoisland

John Hayes, the Minister of State for Energy, provided the keynote address at the Ecoislands Global Summit 2012, which was sponsored by IBM and supported by Cable&Wireless Worldwide. John Hayes addressed an audience of community leaders, islands representatives, sustainability experts, UK government ministers, and technology companies. He spoke about the role that local initiatives play […]

Isle of Wight to hold October 2012 Ecoisland sustainability summit

September 13th, 2012 by Ecoisland

The Isle of Wight has set the ambitious target of becoming renewable energy self-sufficient by 2020. The project has already attracted major partners including IBM, Toshiba, Cable & Wireless Worldwide, Silver Springs Network, Scottish and Southern Energy, Toyota, ITM Power and Southern Water. Ecoislands is a global leader for sustainable communities born out of the […]

Isle of Wight begins shift to low carbon transport with Prius Plug-in

August 25th, 2012 by Ecoisland

Ecoislands, a global leader for sustainable communities, has formed a partnership with Toyota GB, as part of a shared commitment to alternative, low-carbon transport. Toyota joins leading technology partners, including IBM, Toshiba, Cable&Wireless Worldwide, Sliver Spring Networks, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), ITM Power and Southern Water, who are committed to helping to turn the […]