A small town with a big goal, Rockford, Minnesota is working with its local electric cooperative to supply almost 70% of the electricity its municipal buildings need with solar power. Rockford is just one of a growing number of U.S. cities turning to solar solutions.
More businesses and homeowners are generating solar energy, but between tight budgets and unfavorable tax policies, cities are often left behind. Was yours? Learn from cities that are overcoming these obstacles, with help from companies like S&C Electric, to save money and the environment.
Cities that embrace today’s technology trends are attracting businesses, entrepreneurs and workers who thrive in the digital world. In this collection of Smart Cities Council resources, you’ll discover the various ways that technology is enhancing the workability of cities. Developments in high-speed Internet connectivity, mobile apps, cloud services, and clean energy are among the highlighted solutions.
Mayor Aquanetta Warren says Fontana was one paycheck from going bankrupt in the '90s. When Sam Abed was elected mayor, Escondido had a $16 million deficit. And as a candidate for Santa Ana mayor, Miguel Pulido was challenged to take on gang violence. See what these cities have done to turn the tide.