Ten questions concerning smart districts
Nowadays there are increasing concerns amongst policy-makers and researchers about how to tackle the ‘energy quadrilemma’ of affordability, sustainability, security and social acceptance. One approach involves using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to create smart districts able to efficiently balance energy supply and demand. In this paper researchers from The University of Manchester introduce the smart district as a vital tool for addressing the 'energy quadrilemma'. The authors pose and discuss ten key questions relating to smart districts.