Learn about the collaborative, multidisciplinary approach used in an 18-month smart city initiative in Hong Kong designed to tackle the management of waste, water, energy and air quality in this case study from Council Associate Partner Schneider Electric.
Several Council members were involved in an effort by Spain's second largest city to realize its vision of “a self-sufficient city, made of productive neighborhoods at human speed, inside a hyper-connected metropolis, of high speed and zero emissions.” Learn more in this case study.
With a population of 235,000 and growing, there are many more streets in Laredo, Texas than during its frontier past. And that was a problem for the city's utility department. It was walking those streets to read 67,543 water meters – which took a staff of 10 nearly a month. Learn what happened after Laredo started installing Neptune Technology Group's automated R450 System.
With an expanding population, the second largest city in Illinois wanted to improve building inspection communications for increased efficiency with leaner staffing levels. Read how the NaviLine solution from SunGard Public Sector made that happen.
Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, the remote town of Field relies on one 25-kV distribution feeder, provided by BC Hydro, to supply its 300 residents with power. But providing reliable power to Field is challenging. Read about the solution that Council Lead Partner S&C Electric deployed -- and the extra benefits that came with it (including helping BC Hydro get half of the project funding from Natural Resources Canada).
With a local developer intent on building Wisconsin's first utility-scale solar farm in the city of Jefferson, a couple of major obstacles had to be overcome. Read how Council Lead Partner S&C Electric stepped in to help get the job done -- during the second coldest winter in Wisconsin history -- and completed the 1-megawatt solar farm two weeks ahead of schedule.
The Albemarle Ibuprofen plant is an anchor of the economy in the Orangeburg, South Carolina area. But power outages were providing the facility's biggest headache. Read how the local utility worked with Siemens to cure it.
Building smarter, more sustainable cities requires the support of public, private and civic stakeholders. Envision Charlotte is charting a new course. Read how in this case study from Council Lead Partner Itron.
After a study in London, Ontario determined that running a water tap in a home did not always flush out unacceptable levels of lead in drinking water, the Community Geomatics Centre utilized data from local agencies to address the issue. Learn more in this case study.
The waste management authority in the town of Porvoo, Finland found itself challenged by the increasing amount of waste that the town's many guests were generating during the summer season. Read in this Enevo case study how a sensor system helped clean up Porvoo and saved money.