Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

Smart cities
Smart cities

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

1.3 Energy systems for smarter cities

The following video from MK:Smart demonstrates how collaboration between a large energy provider, a university and citizens in a smart city project has created a practical domestic solution to the challenge of increased energy use in a rapidly growing community.

Download this video clip.Video player: ou_futurelearn_smartcities_vid_1023.mp4
Copy this transcript to the clipboard
Print this transcript
Show transcript|Hide transcript
Interactive feature not available in single page view (see it in standard view).

Drawing on data about energy supply and production, they’ve developed a tablet application that changes consumers’ behaviour in order to save energy and money.

Smart energy management is one of the key topics for future cities.