Companies with renewable energy services and products should be making friends with public officials in municipalities throughout the country. That’s definitely where renewable power projects are occurring. Cities have numerous priorities and mandates, but every municipality is focused on sustainability, cost reduction and reducing the consequences of climate change. Many are taking bold steps to launch renewable power projects which benefit all three objectives.

According to a Reuters report, the White House approved plans on Nov. 3 to help establish 48 national electric-vehicle (EV) charging networks over approximately 25,000 miles of highways through 35 state

Local officials were joined by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz in the groundbreaking ceremony opening of the 10-acre solar array.

In 2006, the documentary " Who Killed the Electric Car?" hit the theaters. Ten years later, there remains substantial disagreement on the answer to that question, but one truth has emerged: the electric car lives again. As Electric-Vehicles (EV) range steadily increases while both charging times and prices continue to fall, it appears inevitable that an EV will someday be in every driveway.

Today 3.5 billion people live in densely populated urban areas. By, 2030 more than 6 billion people will be living in cities. So how will cities change to accommodate so many people? Sustainable urban design and planning, denser and smarter hi-rise buildings are just a few ways to manage the increasing number of people moving to already overcrowded urban centers. But what about the need to supply critical infrastructure to support large cities?

Three years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, key electrical infrastructure remains vulnerable to flooding in major storms. A study released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) says millions of Americans living along the East and Gulf coasts would likely lose power in a Category 3 hurricane.

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Veolia, The Water Council and the State of Wisconsin are teaming up to host an event called Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water.
Pow! focuses on restructuring the water industry through crossing silos, engaging citizens with communication and, and working in tandem to innovate new technology, processes and policies to support further evolution of smart water initiatives.

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada today announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of its first pilot residential solar photovoltaic and energy storage system in North America. The pilot installation is at a single home residence in Vaughan, Ontario. The battery storage system used in this installation is powered by Panasonic's Lithium-ion batteries.

Silver Springs Networks (SSNI) has developed and launched its newest smart city management platform in the form of Streetlight.Vision 6 (SLV6).

The Water Environment Federation’s signature event WEFTEC has found its home in Chicago’s McCormick Place once again for 2015. The event featured an enormous list of small companies exemplifying their cutting edge tech along with trademark water industry names like Veolia, Evoqua, SPX, and Hach. The showroom floor was teeming with talks, meetings, and activity while groups attended the workshops, mobile and technical sessions scheduled throughout the day.

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