The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Smart Cities Council today announced a multi-pronged partnership to encourage smarter, more resilient, sustainable cities. EEI will join the Council as a Global Lead Partner.
The number of car-share users has more than doubled over the past few years, giving commuters new options and cities cleaner air. Learn what motivates commuters and how the data could have long-term benefits.
CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, became a Lead Partner of the Smart Cities Council to help transform cities and support the growth of digital technology.
Public and private sectors leaders are behind an effort to open the Pierce Center for Arts & Technology. They see art as a catalyst to engage at-risk youth and tech training as a way to provide skilled workers firms need.
The White House announced it would invest $80 million in a Smart Cities Initiative focused on improving transportation, public safety, climate and services for cities. The initiative will support research and public-private partnerships. Council Chairman Jesse Berst is quoted in the article.
Are you making plans to leverage the IoT in your city? If not, you’re getting left in the dust, according to new research. Check out this new report from CompTIA to find out what your competition is up to.
Between rapidly swelling populations and increasingly tough climate targets, we need more power, but we need it to come from clean, sustainable sources. Your citizens likely want to help you, but it will require a fresh look at renewable energy and the way you regulate utilities.
Can a utility save money by giving away electricity? Enel and other utilities are experimenting with different pricing models to even out power demand, helping them stretch existing capacity and minimize expensive spikes. Could it work in your city?
A feature article from Cisco paints a picture of a day when your co-workers could be robots. And as robots gain flexibility and dexterity, that day may not be far off. Of course, that will have big ramifications to the workforce. See what your city can do to keep humans employed.