Smart grids and smart cities can change the world for the better. They go hand in hand. This playbook passes along success stories, lessons learned, and best practices gleaned by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Smart Cities Council to help cities and electric companies accomplish more together.
Policy frameworks and tools
As the U.S. election season focuses attention on national priorities, the Smart Cities Council has released a policy brief detailing how smart infrastructure investments in our cities and towns will create jobs and promote greater prosperity for all. Click to read the executive summary or download the full report.
This policy review, a white paper from Council Lead Partner GE, provides a valuable starting point for governments to evaluate the appropriate mix of policies that will best fit their needs as they work to expand their water recycling and reuse programs. It offers policy options as well as examples from throughout the world.
Amsterdam is facing the challenge of accelerating population growth so familiar to many of the world’s major cities. Watch the video to learn how Amsterdam's city council plans to accommodate that growth while maintaining or improving services.
Ready to start down the open data path but not sure where to begin? The Smart Cities Open Data Guide is a collection of lessons learned and best practices from cities that blazed the open data trail. It offers resources and expert guidance for city leaders and staff to get started on their own open data initiatives.