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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 […]

Ecoislands Summit brings islands together on a path to sustainability

October 17th, 2012 by Ecoisland

The Global Ecoislands Summit 2012 launched on 16 October 2012 as community leaders, islands representatives, sustainability experts, UK government ministers and technology giants united on a journey to sustainability. Hundreds of delegates and dignitaries gathered in Cowes on the Isle of Wight to set the stage for a collaborative, community-driven effort to enable islands and regions around the world to […]

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 […]