The July/August 2014 issue of Electric Perspectives features an article by Council Chairman Jesse Berst on the need for cities to have a utility partner in their quest to be smart and sustainable. Click for a brief excerpt and links to the full article.
SCC in the News
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) featured the Smart Cities Financial Guide in the July 2014 issue of its PM Magazine. Click for an excerpt and link to the full story.
Electric Light & Power -- an influential publication that targets utility industry professionals -- featured a story by Council Editorial Director Liz Enbysk that focused on why its important for utilities to get in front of the smart cities trend as another opportunity to deepen and improve their customer relationships.
Water Technology magazine features an article by Council Chairman Jesse Berst on the infrastructure challenges that cities face today. Click for an excerpt and link to the full article.
Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses trends and challenges in water infrastructure and how smart water systems can make dramatic improvements to the cost, safety and reliability of urban water supplies in this Q&A with Water Utility Infrastructure Management.
In the first of a series on smart cities, GreenBiz.com cites the Council's definition of smart cities and the framework outlined in the Smart Cities Readiness Guide. Click for an excerpt.
Council staff and Partners are making the case for smart cities at gatherings around the world. Click for a photo gallery of recent events.
Water Technology talked with Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst about how the Council works, how the Council's Smart Cities Readiness Guide was developed and the types of water technologies that go into making a smart city. Click for a link to the podcast.
In an article appearing on the Mass Transit magazine website, Council Chairman Jesse Berst explains how five cities are deploying advanced analytics and smart technologies and in doing so are demonstrating how to make mass transit more appealing and roadways less congested.
In an article on standardization and regulation in the growing smart cities movement, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona site quoted Council Chairman Jesse Berst and highlighted the Smart Cities Readiness Guide. Click for an excerpt.