Considering how quickly the smart cities space has evolved, predicting what's to come in the year ahead can be tricky. That's why we asked an industry professional with years of experience for his take on where smart cities are headed in 2019 – and why.
StormSensor provides cost-effective stormwater data acquisition and analytics to cities, utilities, and consultants looking to simplify monitoring, streamline maintenance, and prioritize retrofits.
When the hot seasons begin, Mexico's national electric system operator has struggled to meet the demand for power when millions of air conditioners are turned on and used more often. Read our story to learn about the steps the utility's taking to be better prepared when that happens.
The city of Chicago last year committed to powering public buildings with 100% renewable energy by 2025. Now city officials are calling on private sector building owners to pitch in and do the same.
Continental's Singapore autonomous vehicle partnership… Oracle's energy efficiency program… Itron's Brazilian grid reliability project… Microsoft's tech training program for military spouses... and more. Click the links for details.
It's an ambitious project: building three smart grids in three cities as a smart grid test bed. But that's how an Oregon electric utility plans to make good on its promise of a clean energy future. And it wants customers to sign on as project partners.
The biggest investments in smart cities technologies aren’t just coming from the biggest cities. Here are some insights from Deltek’s “Smart Cities and Counties” technology adoption report, unveiled at Smart Cities Week.
Natural disasters can't be prevented. But cities can prepare for them with emergency plans to mitigate damage and ensure as rapid a recovery as possible. And a robust, resilient energy network is a critical component of those recovery efforts.
Georgia Power and the Georgia Institute of Technology each have different (but very complementary) reasons for building a research microgrid together. Read our story to learn about their collaboration and how the partners — and surrounding communities — can benefit from it.
Cities and electric companies have much to gain by working better together, so how can they do that? Participants in our second Electric Companies Advancing Cities Summit came up with some ideas to help change the regulatory climate and truly address each other’s needs to build real partnerships.