Urbanization and Densification
When everything is said and done, the smart cities conundrum boils down to addressing the challenge of reliably and continuously supplying services and resources to very high concentrations of citizens and enterprises amid huge and often unpredictable spatial and temporal variations in demand for mobility, energy, accommodation, education, healthcare, security, and transportation.
This combination of urban densification and huge swings between low and peak demand represents a double demand-response challenge for cities:
While demand-response is most often seen in the context of smart girds, the term is used mo...
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