Skyrocketing healthcare costs strain public resources. While much of the increase is out of your control, there is one big cost you can reduce: energy usage. Read about a Michigan hospital project that cut energy costs by $1.4 million.
As cities move away from fossil fuels and toward a smart energy network of renewable energy sources and distributed generation, the technologies needed to support those networks are evolving rapidly. Click to learn about a hybrid microgrid demonstration project that could increase the demand for microgrids as solutions for integrating renewables and backup power sources during outages.
Are you making plans to leverage the IoT in your city? If not, you’re getting left in the dust, according to new research. Check out this new report from CompTIA to find out what your competition is up to.
Siemens' new grid automation system... Enevo's smart waste management partnership... Black & Veatch Hong Kong Airport water project... CH2M consults on Toronto transit rail service expansion... Intel's computer vision tech acquisition. Click the links for details.
For Nashville Metro Water Services, manual meter reading in rural areas could be problematic. Poison ivy, meters covered in overgrown plants and other obstacles made meter reading a time-eating chore. Read the story to learn how a smart water network saved the utility money — and solved those problems.
Engaged citizens are critical to the success of smart cities initiatives. We wrap up our series on engagement with reasons to get started today, successful projects worth emulating and tools that will help.
Water and wastewater utilities share similar challenges, among them less funding and more strict regulatory compliance requirements. Learn how (and why) smart water systems can help utilities overcome those challenges -- and optimize how they use existing data.
It's an incredible ROI: for every $1 Dubai spent on smart initiatives, it got a return of more than $5. At Smart Cities Week, Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr, director general of the Smart Dubai Office, will share how the city’s efforts put it on the map as a smart cities leader.
Cities often have big ideas, but a lack of resources and expertise can get in the way. At Smart Cities Week, Current, powered by GE, will present how partnerships can bring those ideas to life. Read on for a preview.
From improving traffic flow to managing water from flash floods, Seattle is using technology to make a difference. Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmiller will share what Seattle has learned at Smart Cities Week. Get a preview here.