With a local developer intent on building Wisconsin's first utility-scale solar farm in the city of Jefferson, a couple of major obstacles had to be overcome. Read how Council Lead Partner S&C Electric stepped in to help get the job done -- during the second coldest winter in Wisconsin history -- and completed the 1-megawatt solar farm two weeks ahead of schedule.
Examples and case studies
The Albemarle Ibuprofen plant is an anchor of the economy in the Orangeburg, South Carolina area. But power outages were providing the facility's biggest headache. Read how the local utility worked with Siemens to cure it.
In this video, Adam Shaw of News Super Videos visits Tianjin Eco-City - under development in north east China - to see how it plans to balance urban expansion and the impact on natural resources and the environment.
When a water audit found 39% of the water coming through the Town of Olds' supply line couldn’t be accounted for, it appeared leak repairs might recover enough water to delay the need for expensive infrastructure expansion. The town deployed an Itron system with strategically placed acoustic sensors to analyze sound patterns, detecting new, evolving and pre-existing leaks automatically. Click to read about the revenue savings that resulted.
Officials with the San Antonio, Texas Municipal Court system wanted to ease courtroom congestion with virtual transactions identical to that of the municipal court. Working with Council Global Partner Cisco, they opened up audio and video enabled kiosks in three neighborhood locations where residents could take care of routine Municipal Court offenses, conversing with a judge and paying any fines owed at the kiosk. Click for details.