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A post by Philip Henderson of the Natural Resources Defense Council points out how much value cities get when they improve the energy efficiency of affordable housing. He's talking everything from more jobs to better health outcomes.
With energy and water resources essential to every city's economic health, you'll want to read key findings from the just-released 2015 Itron Resourcefulness Index. As Sharelynn Moore explains, it's a call to action cities, citizens and their utilities shouldn't ignore. Find out why.
Hawaii Electric Co. is credited with driving one of the industry's most ambitious smart grid deployments and unlocking real value for its customers. Silver Spring Networks says HEC is demonstrating 'the utility model of the future." If you're unsure how a smarter grid can benefit your city, read this story.
When there’s an accident, minutes count. Read how IBM plans to help first responders in the UK get to crash sites in as little as half the time, potentially saving 2,500 lives and 26 billion euros a year. That is, if the oft-delayed project can overcome some significant challenges.
A UK professor won £171,495 to lead a study on how the Internet of Things might benefit the countryside -- digital collars on sheep, sensors on riverbanks and so on. Apparently not everyone sees value in the study; see what you think.
With help from General Electric, the township of Potsdam, New York will be piloting a resiliency strategy that has great relevance to any city vulnerable to ice storms, hurricanes or other natural disasters. Click to learn why.
Itron won a big Latin America deal, supplying a new platform to help one of Brazil’s largest utilities. Learn how the Internet of Things is changing the way utilities operate -- and why that's good news for cities.
The Italian utility has agreed to collaborate with one of China's leading telecommunications companies, a deal Enel says will lead to new advancements in renewable energy, smart grids and electric mobility. Learn about their first project in Chile.
Our cars clearly spend too much time just sitting around. IBM researchers, however, might have finally found them a second job. An IBM lab in Ireland thinks the batteries, sensors, data storage and computer processing components in parked vehicles could run mobile devices and detect gas leaks.