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Smart City market revenues to grow to 2 trillion by 2020

This online feature article is adapted from Arthur D. Little’s recent Viewpoint on telecommunication providers as enablers for Smart Cities. Arthur D. Little research predicts that Smart City revenues are expected to increase by almost 14% in the coming years, growing to $2 trillion by 2020 and...

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Europe’s energetic future

Matthias von Bechtolsheim, partner in Arthur D. Little’s energy and utilities practice, was interviewed about the French energy turnaround. The French government recently passed a law to increase the usage of renewable energies, and nuclear energy is planned to be reduced from 75% to 50%.

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Utilities & alternative energy

The offerings of Germany's best airports

Passengers expect a wide range of entertainment offers when they visit airports. “Shopping miles” and restaurant and visitor platforms are already common. Airports are on the verge of becoming adventure worlds for passengers. The German newspaper Wirtschaftswoche examined the country’s 10...

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Travel & transportation

"It will take longer than 2020, but the future belongs...

Thomas Becker, Associate Director for Automotive and Mobility at Arthur D. Little, has little doubt that electric vehicles will form the future of mobility. Nevertheless, he is pessimistic about the governmental goal of 1 million electric cars on German roads by 2020. Currently Germany is far...

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Automotive

Interview – “Onshore wind energy and solar energy will...

The German “Energiewende” is a signature project of the German federal government. It includes not only the reduction of CO2 emissions, but also a nuclear phase-out. Furthermore, Germany will no longer rely on coal-fired power. Heating, electric power and mobility are the three backbones of the...

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Utilities & alternative energy

Arthur D. Little: Gulf between Promised Solar Capacity

This article about the potential of the Gulf region to adopt solar energy is based on Arthur D. Little’s report, “GCC Solar Energy: Turning Plans into Reality.” The region has the means, particularly all-day sunshine, to harness solar energy, but it has a long way to go, according to the article...

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Utilities & alternative energy

Nordic Region has Most Connected “Things” Per Person

This article about the strong influence of the Nordic region on the development of the Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things draws heavily from Arthur D. Little’s “Connected Things” report, published jointly with TeliaSonera.

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Germany Clinches Coal Deal after Months of Squabbling

Arthur D. Little partner Matthias von Bechtolsheim is quoted in this article about the German government’s plans to abandon a levy on coal-fired power plants but reduce brown-coal power production.

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Utilities & alternative energy

Telecoms groups invest in data networks to underpin...

In this article about telecoms companies moving to updating their network technology to meet the demand for super-fast broadband, Arthur D. Little’s joint report with Bell Labs, “Reshaping the Future with NFV and SDN” is quoted.

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

GCC Solar Energy: Turning plans into reality

This online feature article is adapted from Arthur D. Little’s recent Viewpoint on reviving momentum that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has lost in past years for developing solar energy technology in the region. The GCC has one of the highest rates of insolation, and therefore huge...

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Utilities & alternative energy