Schneider Electric unveils two projects to create smart cities in China
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Schneider Electric unveils two projects to create smart cities in China

30 Jan 2013

Schneider Electric has unveiled two new projects that aim to improve sustainability and quality of life in the Chinese cities of Liuzhou and Wuzhou.

Central Liuzhou in China

Schneider Electric has unveiled two new projects that aim to improve sustainability and quality of life in the Chinese cities of Liuzhou and Wuzhou.

Under the project, Schneider intends to transform the existing mobility management in the two cities and improve urban efficiency by optimising city building administration.

The company will implement its building management solutions and SmartMobility technology to help reduce current traffic delays by at least 35%.

Schneider will also implement Building Automation Systems (BAS) based on technology that will allow building owners to perform real-time monitoring of energy consumption.

The technology is claimed to help increase employee productivity, achieve energy savings of about 30% and reduce CO2 emissions.

The company will also develop smart mobility management systems and surveillance systems to improve citizen safety and security.

Schneider said the solutions will optimise real-time traffic management to reduce the number of bottlenecks on the road network and facilitate the smooth flow of traffic, preventing congestion.

The company added that the solutions will ensure effective use of mobility infrastructure and help to optimise infrastructure use without the need for costly investments.

Schneider Electric executive vice president of smart infrastructure Ignacio Gonzalez said that the projects will help in the development of smarter cities ensuring more efficient management of infrastructure and mobility to offer citizens a safer, more sustainable and livable environment.

"Our activity in Chongqing and Beijing has made us a point of reference for the Smart City in China," Gonzalez said.

The company is currently implementing similar projects in over nine Chinese cities, including Beijing and Chongqing.


Image: The projects aim to improve sustainability and quality of life in the Chinese cities of Liuzhou and Wuzhou. Photo: YubYub41.