SCC in the News

Government Technology: Louisville makes final round for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge Grant


Nine finalists have been chosen for the 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant Program. Read on to learn how the finalists would take advantage of the smart city mentoring and workshops they would receive if selected as Challenge Grant winners.

Meet our 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant finalists (and one humanitarian grant winner)


Here are the 10 finalists for this year’s Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Learn about their ambitious visions and the steps they’re already taking to achieve them. Also, hear about our special award to help Puerto Rico recover faster from last year’s devastating hurricane.

StateScoop: Partnerships between cities and energy providers can make smart cities even smarter


The Edison Electric Institute and the Council launched a partnership during Smart Cities Week in Washington, D.C. to help cities become more sustainable and smarter. Read on to learn about the advantages and efficiencies to be gained when cities and their energy providers work together.

EEI chairman pledges to collaborate with communities on powering technology to support smart cities


A more resilient electric grid is at the heart of the smart energy movement, and utilities must collaborate with municipal leaders to leverage investments in smart infrastructure that help cities reach their smart city goals, the chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) said during Smart Cities Week in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.