Companies are working on recycling water, multi-tasking lamp posts, and replacing diesel generators with rentable green batteries.
His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn van Oranje led the Dutch delegation of 49 startups at CES 2020 this year.
Netherlands Tech Square at Eureka Park was home away from home for companies working on everything from recycling water to renting batteries to converting traditional fleet vehicles to hybrid systems.
Amsterdam is the global leader of Smart City projects and many of the Dutch companies at CES 2020 are working on solutions in that space.
Here are six of the most interesting companies that want to help cities be more efficient and green.
Cities are asking light poles to do a lot more than illuminate sidewalks and streets. Many city planners working on smart cities projects have to create urban spaces that support electric vehicle charging stations, 5G antennas, and air-quality sensors without creating an obstacle course for drivers and pedestrians. The Smart Lampposts of Lightwell can provide all those services in one post.