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NEWS

Schneider Electric announces finalists for Go Green in the City 2018

Schneider Electric , leader in Digital

Transformation of energy management and automation , recently announced the list of 10 teams to compete in the final round of the eighth edition of Go Green in the City , its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for Smart Cities .

Huawei set to transform German industrial heartland into Smart City

Sören Link , Mayor of Duisburg , Germany , and Yu Dong , President of Industry Marketing and Solution Department of Huawei Enterprise BG
Germany and Spain are two of the 10 teams involved . Selected from among 2,840 students of which 58 were semi-finalists , all of the teams include representatives from each of the eight regions of the world participating in the competition . The winner of the special prize for an all-female team , the ‘ Women in Business Award ’, is from Duy Tan University in Vietnam and another two teams , in particular , caught the panel ’ s attention .
The finalists must now prepare for the last phase of the competition : presenting their final case study to a jury composed of members of Schneider Electric ’ s senior management at the Innovation Summit which Schneider Electric organises in the US . Each team will continue to be mentored by a Schneider Electric volunteer , who will offer advice and support . Their role is to help the participants develop their solutions , focusing on user needs and the project ’ s impacts , feasibility and return on investment .
Launched in 2011 , Go Green in the City offers second year engineering and business students an opportunity to present their innovative energy management ideas for the Smart Cities of the future . One of the student teams ’ ideas from last year ’ s competition was successfully patented in 2018 .
“ The entire Go Green in the City experience was amazing and gave us a valuable insight on the cutting-edge research going on in the energy industry . We sincerely thank our mentor at Schneider Electric who believed in our project and worked with us tirelessly to enable the patent application to be filed ,” said Dewan Ahmed , a finalist from the 2017 edition of Go Green in the City .

Sören Link , Mayor of Duisburg ,

Germany , has led a 19-person government delegation to visit Huawei ’ s headquarters in Shenzhen , China . The visit , which took place from September 3 to 4 , aims to deepen their cooperation in Smart City development . Their cooperation will focus on transforming Duisburg from a traditional industrial city into a service-oriented Smart City through various Smart technological approaches .
Duisburg has the world ’ s largest inland port and is the business and logistics centre connecting Europe and China . The cooperation between Huawei and Duisburg is based on building an open and cooperative international ecosystem . In January 2018 , Duisburg and Huawei signed an MoU announcing they will work together to build a digital benchmark city , where its e-Government infrastructure will be driven by cloud computing and its Smart City nervous system network will be an IoT network powered by 5G and other connection technologies . At CEBIT , held in Germany in June 2018 , Huawei and Duisburger Versorgungs – und Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH ( DVV ) signed a Framework Agreement on the ‘ Rhine Cloud ’ – the brand name of a Smart City and public service cloud platform – and Smart City services , enabling Duisburg to move towards its goal of becoming a Smart City .
During a visit to Shenzhen , the Duisburg government delegation was invited to tour Huawei ’ s Exhibition Hall within its headquarters . The Hall includes demos of Smart City implementations , IoT solutions and cloud data centre networks , and will show how these solutions can help Duisburg achieve its vision to accelerate societal and economic transformation .
In the future , Huawei and its partners will provide Duisburg with leading expertise and solutions in 5G LTE technology and wireless broadband networks . This will significantly promote the development of Duisburg in areas such as self-driving vehicles , smart logistics and Industry 4.0 .
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