Smart City/Smart Utility

Smart City/Smart Utility

Smart City/Smart Utility content features highlights from Black & Veatch's 2016 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility report including subject matter expert insights, survey response trends and in-depth commentary on current industry issues.

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Smart Grid and Microgrids—the Hard Solution for Asia’s At-Risk Megacities
Disaster recovery remains a driving force for Asia, which experiences more natural disasters than any other region in the world. Floods, earthquakes and cyclones continue to wreak havoc—killing people, wiping out homes and livelihoods, and leaving economies in distress. From the humanitarian crisis caused by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines in 2013—which killed at least 10,...
Mar 29, 2017 2:00 PM ET
Public Safety LTE Integration with Smart City Initiatives
As the communication technologies leveraged by the public safety sector advance, the intersection with smart city initiatives becomes all the more inevitable. Technological advances afforded by broadband long-term evolution (LTE) networks have changed how first responders, city and county officials, public agencies and transportation fleets communicate and gather data to better serve their...
Mar 28, 2017 9:00 AM ET
The Value of Smart City Initiatives Offer New Twist on Old Question of Affordability
Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe...
Mar 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Communications Network is the Foundation of Smarter Cities and Smarter Grids
The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT),...
Mar 15, 2017 11:00 AM ET
Smarter Public Safety Communication Systems Are Critical to the Evolution of Cities
As the communication technologies leveraged by the public safety sector advance, the intersection with smart city initiatives becomes all the more inevitable. Technological advances afforded by broadband long-term evolution (LTE) networks have changed how first responders, city and county officials, public agencies and transportation fleets communicate and gather data to better serve their...
Mar 10, 2017 9:00 AM ET

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