Posts tagged as EU

The EU Copyright Directive could threaten OpenStreetMap

On 26 March 2019, the European Parliament will vote for a third time on the new EU Copyright Directive. Article 13 of the new directive will de-facto force content platforms to filter uploaded contributions by their users. If a platform does not prevent uploading of copyright-protected content in accordance with “high industry standards of professional […]

Clever pumping: making water industry’s pumps intelligent

  Climate change, increasing water demands due to global urbanisation, and the legal obligations of the EU’s Water Framework Directive are all making the water sector an attractive arena for technologies that can help reduce costs and contribute to reducing the effects of climate change. It is against this backdrop that the demand for intelligent […]

Solar PV leads distributed power industry

  The distributed power generation market is set to undergo substantial expansion over the coming years, with its contribution to the global installed power capacity more than doubling from 190 GW in 2013 to approximately 389 GW by 2019, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. Having achieved approximately 92 GW of installed power capacity up […]