Twenty One 21st Century Engineering Challenges (11-21)

By: | April 1st, 2013

Last week we wrote “Twenty One 21st Century Engineering Challenges (1-10)”

This week we finish the list with 11-21!

11) Improve urban infrastructure – we have written articles on IndustryTap about smart grids and solar powered networks. In order to meet expanding energy needs of a growing human population as energy grids across the world are in need of repair or replacement, only a combination of new technologies and significant investment will get the job done. As up to 70% of energy is consumed in cities, urban infrastructure upgrades will be critical.

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David Russell Schilling

David enjoys research and writing about cutting edge technologies that hold the promise of improving conditions for all life on planet earth.

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