Space-Time Insight collaboration... GE's Mexican power deal... Saudi Telecom and Cisco team to boost mobile services... ABB's power systems drive neutron research... Alstom's train win in Germany... CH2M honored for sustainability. Follow the link to learn more.
MasterCard identifies Africa's leading cities... GE's windy deal in Thailand... Itron's meters get extra safety nod... Enel rapidly equips Romania with smart meters... Alstom wins key work on Beijing metro line... Follow the link to learn more.
S&C Electric Co. makes strides to improve power performance... Cisco makes cloud applications run faster... Veolia powers new Japanese biomass plants... Cubic's Australian smart card deal extended... Alstom delivers trains early... Bechtel makes job sites safer and more efficient.
Microsoft to build UK data centers... GE launches new automation and controls system... Cubic drives New Hampshire's toll roads... Alstom helps Cairo extend Metro line... Honors for Schneider Electric and Ooredoo. Learn more at the site.
Silver Spring introduces Operations Optimizer... Civic plays strong role in the future of augmented reality... GE and Alstom Grid team up... Itron helps Grand Prairie upgrade its water metering... Apex CoVantage develops smart grid pilot in Tunisia. Lean more at the site.
The addition of a microgrid to a Santa Rosa, California wastewater treatment plant is expected to allow the facility to use more renewable energy and reduce its carbon footprint, decrease its dependence on the main electric grid -- and quite possibly make money for the city if all goes well. Learn more about the project Alstom Grid is working on.
Alstom is playing a key role in a new electrical transmission line that connects France and Italy. When done, it will set a world record. But it could also change the nature of how power is supplied in Europe and improve overall grid stability.
Big Data is simultaneously the most important and the most confusing aspect of a smart city. The path forward may just have gotten simpler, thanks to an important announcement this week from IBM.
As hurricane season arrived in the Atlantic, S&C Electric opened its new Florida manufacturing plant to provide Florida Power & Light with smart grid technology it needs to guarantee more resilient service for its 4.8 million customers. The $3 million facility in West Palm Beach will also bring 170 new jobs.
From streamlining operations to getting ready for more power from renewable sources, read up on six regions that are getting smarter about energy. You'll likely see some good ideas that could also make energy more reliable in your city.