Utilities

jamaica public service and itron smart grid
May 23, 2018

Technology and services company Itron, Inc., announced that it has signed a contract with Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for a nationwide smart grid deployment.

badger meter smart metering for cities
May 21, 2018 | Badger Meter

Once simply a small town not far from Cleveland, the city of Avon now is one of the fastest growing communities in Northeast Ohio. The city is situated near Lake Erie, and its distribution system serves approximately 10,500 residential and 1,000 commercial accounts.

February 09, 2018

Today, more than ever, it's cities that are deciding the future. Over half of the world's population currently resides in cities, and the urbanising trend isn't likely to slow down; by 2030, 60 percent of humanity will be city-dwellers. Since the end of the First World War, the global urban... read more

February 07, 2018

Utilities trying to reinvent themselves as digital enterprises have found it hard to scale up from digital pilots. Adopting digital ways of working, adding talent, and modernizing IT will hasten transformation. For utility companies, transforming operations and systems with digital technologies... read more

January 31, 2018

As the internet of things (IoT) drives the digital transformation of a variety of industries, predictive maintenance has emerged as a key use case. The ability to use sensor-based monitoring to identify and mitigate mechanical and other problems before they manifest allows industrial interests... read more

May 30, 2017

Honeywell said it will provide three power providers in the U.S. with managed smart grid services as a way to more simply manage very technical smart grid networks, and enable improved electricity service and reliability. The Honeywell subscription services offer an alternative for smaller... read more

Image by Richard Unten on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 15, 2017

Disruption has reached almost every aspect of public safety and technology is changing everything. Heard about drones?  Welcome to the world of the future where there is total transparency.

May 10, 2017

One in five miles of the country's highways is in shabby condition; 56,007 bridges are structurally-deficient, and at least 2,170 Americans dams have been deemed "high-hazard potential." Degrading infrastructure projects affect millions of Americans every day, causing problems ranging from added... read more

May 09, 2017

President Trump’s inauguration speech reaffirmed his trillion-dollar plan to upgrade our nation’s infrastructure during his time in office. But cities such as the District must not merely continue repairing existing failing infrastructure that will be useless in a couple of years. Given the... read more

February 14, 2017

The promise: Off grid communities producing and sharing resilient, cost-effective solar energy without an electricity supplier, and generating a SolarCoins as added income.... Communities in major cities choosing the price or type of electricity generation moment by moment, as they share... read more

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