Through open communication, hard facts and figures and positioning themselves to be active listeners, utilities can implement smart meter technology with open arms from customers. Jenny Roehm of Schneider Electric has details at the site.
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It will be years before Daimler's Inspiration Trucks hit the highways as commercial vehicles, but the company’s autonomous truck has been approved and licensed for testing on Nevada highways. That's a huge step. Find out why -- and what benefits they bring to roadways.
Cubic tapped to roll out intelligent transport in Manchester, UK… Itron begins massive smart water meter upgrade in Jordanian capital… IBM, Peugeot team on connected car services for smart cities… CH2M water projects receive big international honors… Elster in line to provide even more Memphis smart meters.
Knowing where today's markets are heading – and when – can help cities chart their smart city roadmaps. Click for new reports on smart street lighting, Internet of Things security and stop-start vehicles.
Internet-connected sensors are helping cities get smarter, but cyber-physical systems are now making those sensors smarter. It has already led to self-healing electrical grids and smart wildfire management. See what could be next for your city.
When visitors enter Expo Milano 2015 with its theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, they won’t simply see technologies designed to sustain cities of the future. They will experience them. Read how Italian utility Enel is powering the Expo with smart technologies visitors will rely on.
Once the stuff of science fiction, today four major trends are driving the furious development of building automation technology for smarter buildings. In an excerpt from ABB Review, Thomas Rodenbusch-Mohr and Anthony Byatt explain how these technologies help cities meet energy efficiency goals.
For electric utility providers to truly achieve a smart grid, they need precise information. Without it, power is less reliable, less cost-effective and fewer renewables will be blended in. Alan Snook says sensors are the key – and with them smart cities reap the benefits. Find out why.
San Francisco has embraced smart water meters like few other places in the world. More than 96% of the city’s 178,000 water accounts are monitored by the digital devices -- most of them provided by Elster. But can they help the Golden State cope with its interminable drought? Some early evidence suggests yes.
Panama City intends to get smart with help from Cisco… GRID20/20 moving to new services-centric focus… Intel announces EdTech Startup Accelerator… No more HILL for CH2M. Click for the details.