Instrumentation and control

Investing in traffic safety: Grants pave the way for innovation

Wed, 2015-08-19 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, NH will soon have integrated structural, traffic and environmental monitoring programs. It's one of nine cutting-edge traffic safety improvement projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration. Any ideas your city could borrow? Grants are still available.

Energy storage: hot on the heels of the renewables wave

Fri, 2015-07-10 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

It looks like energy storage is finally ready to stake is claim in the energy market – and it could be a very large claim. Learn why Black & Veatch experts anticipate the same kind of phenomenal growth with energy storage that we saw with renewable energy -- and what it could mean for cities.

Why outage management systems are good for water utilities

Wed, 2015-07-08 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

Electric utilities should be well aware of the benefits of outage management systems and how they help restore power after outages. While they're a rarity for water utilities, West Monroe Partners makes the case for how well outage management systems can meet many of their needs too. Find out why.

Grand Central Station: bringing energy efficiency to an American icon

Tue, 2015-06-30 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the busiest train terminals in the U.S. – and sure to be even busier with the approaching July 4 holiday. Visitors won't notice, but the massive terminal has undergone energy efficiency upgrades expected to save a whopping $3.3 million and cut carbon emissions by 10,000 tons annually. See how they did it.