Smart energy solutions give citizens, businesses and local government the tools and systems they need to reduce their energy usage and costs. In this collection of articles and resources, you’ll find reports about cities deploying smart street lights, intelligent building systems,smart grids, renewable power plants and other projects designed to use energy more efficiently.
The largest solar installation company in the U.S. is zeroing in on likely customers for a new microgrids-as-a-service offering – municipalities among them. Utility heavyweight Duke Energy is eyeing microgrids too – and has assembled a who's who of industry players. Click for details.
Hawaii Electric Co. is credited with driving one of the industry's most ambitious smart grid deployments and unlocking real value for its customers. Silver Spring Networks says HEC is demonstrating 'the utility model of the future." If you're unsure how a smarter grid can benefit your city, read this story.
New York’s demand-response power efforts are now more flexible thanks to technology from Alstom Grid. Find out how it gives the utility – and ConEd customers -- new options to improve reliability.
The $1.2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy is intended to improve grid resiliency through the advancement of microgrid technology. Alstom is partnering with the Philadelphia Water Department and a public-private economic development corporation. Read why this could be a catalyst for other communities.