To ensure its ability to deliver clean, reliable, water to households and businesses, Yorkshire Water depends on having access to a large pool of data but found that it needed a more scalable technology infrastructure. Read in this case study how Yorkshire Water is using the OSIsoft PI System to help support its planned growth and the benefits that have resulted.
Examples and case studies
The IT network at Shrewsburgy School, a boarding school in the UK, was not able to keep up with the demands being placed on it, particularly by its digitally experienced students, who were expecting more and more of their devices and connectivity speeds. Read this case study to learn how a new network supplied by Allied Telesis provides 24/7 uptime for students and staff.
Nagahama City, Japan, wanted to reduce ICT costs and simplify network operation and management at city hall. Read in this case study how utilizing the Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF) has greatly reduced the city’s network operation and management workload.
The GreenLys smart-grid development project, comprising Lyon and Grenoble, serves as the experimental platform for innovative solutions from energy generation to consumption. Click for a brief case study about France's first full-scale project for widespread adoption of city-wide smart grid solutions.
Learn about the collaborative, multidisciplinary approach used in an 18-month smart city initiative in Hong Kong designed to tackle the management of waste, water, energy and air quality in this case study from Council Associate Partner Schneider Electric.
Several Council members were involved in an effort by Spain's second largest city to realize its vision of “a self-sufficient city, made of productive neighborhoods at human speed, inside a hyper-connected metropolis, of high speed and zero emissions.” Learn more in this case study.
With a population of 235,000 and growing, there are many more streets in Laredo, Texas than during its frontier past. And that was a problem for the city's utility department. It was walking those streets to read 67,543 water meters – which took a staff of 10 nearly a month. Learn what happened after Laredo started installing Neptune Technology Group's automated R450 System.
With an expanding population, the second largest city in Illinois wanted to improve building inspection communications for increased efficiency with leaner staffing levels. Read how the NaviLine solution from SunGard Public Sector made that happen.
Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, the remote town of Field relies on one 25-kV distribution feeder, provided by BC Hydro, to supply its 300 residents with power. But providing reliable power to Field is challenging. Read about the solution that Council Lead Partner S&C Electric deployed -- and the extra benefits that came with it (including helping BC Hydro get half of the project funding from Natural Resources Canada).
With a local developer intent on building Wisconsin's first utility-scale solar farm in the city of Jefferson, a couple of major obstacles had to be overcome. Read how Council Lead Partner S&C Electric stepped in to help get the job done -- during the second coldest winter in Wisconsin history -- and completed the 1-megawatt solar farm two weeks ahead of schedule.