Traffic signals are fine when motorists obey them. See how a new traffic management system from Siemens is helping police in China control traffic in a city where it can be every motorist for himself.
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UK power giant first to go live with innovative GE technology… Cubic's mobile transit app a big hit in Frankfurt… Seattle Business zooms in on Itron… IBM teams on Vodaphone Connected City initiative… CH2M HILL collects awards for environmental excellence.
Chattanooga, Tennessee’s utility and S&C Electric have won international attention for efforts to improve electric grid reliability and provide customers with super-fast Internet service. But the smart grid benefits extend far beyond fewer outages and Internet bragging rights – for example, jobs and investment capital.
Cisco wins contract for major Dubai smart city project… ABB takes transformer intelligence to the next level… Saudi Telecom launches effort to nurture next-gen IT talent… Silver Spring Networks wins metering project in New Zealand… Elster snags contract for big AMI initiative in Mexico.
Iceland's electric grid gets boost from GE technology… S&C Electric exec focus of article on Africa's energy future… Hong Kong asks Black & Veatch to help address its water uncertainties… Rocket Builders names Bit Stew Systems a top clean tech company.
Space-Time Insight is using virtual reality to allow utility managers to actually experience big data and giving some their first-ever view inside a substation. See how experiencing data can make it much easier to manage it -- and why that benefits cities and citizens alike.
Bogota's urban mobility transformation gets a boost from MasterCard… Ooredoo will offer smart home solutions in Qatar… Badger Meter teams with Aeris on Santa Fe water project… Minnesota electrical co-op goes with Elster AMI system… UST Global helps take the trash out of India’s National Games. Learn more at the site.
Experts have long predicted that real-time energy data would create a bonanza of new energy services. Now Enel and partners from 10 EU countries are determined to make it happen. Read about the new Flexiciency initiative.
Schneider Electric technology will automate new Las Vegas showplace… Itron will help North Miami Beach modernize its water infrastructure… Mercedes to unveil update of limo popular with pols… Veolia partners to close the loop on agricultural waste.
Eight Spanish cities reduced electricity consumption by 64% and saved over 4,300 tonnes of C02 last year. How did they do it? Enel Group companies installed thousands of cutting-edge lights and smart controls, replacing traditional lampposts.