Duke Energy invited Verizon Wireless to take on a major role in the Envision Charlotte project -- a rare public-private partnership dedicated to achieving up to 20% energy reduction by 2016. Read about the technologies being deployed to help reach that goal.
Examples and case studies
The Urban Software Institute, [ui!] has developed a cloud-based application that processes traffic-relevant data. The solution analyses the sensor data transmitted by traffic guidance systems at intersecting roads and makes them available in almost real time. Read this case study on results experienced in Darmstadt, Germany.
Ten years ago, Gresham, Oregon's wastewater treatment plant was the city's largest consumer of energy. Now, as you'll read in this case study from Veolia, the plant is making as much electricity as it consumes in a year.
The Brazilian municipality of Bauru takes on high maintenance costs, crash safety and energy savings all in one brilliant play. Read in this case study how installing 2,000 GE LED traffic lights made their mark on the municipality’s traffic… and, in a very substantial way, on its coffers.
Transport for London (TfL) first introduced contactless payments on London buses in 2012 and two years later extended them to cover all modes of travel on the world’s largest contactless pay-as-you-go network – covering bus, rail, Tube and tram. This video from Cubic Transportation Systems highlights the tremendous results TfL has seen.