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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In Africa, Natural Events and Surging Demand Place New Spotlight on Microgrids
The impact of natural disasters on power grid resilience is increasingly gaining attention worldwide. Adapting lessons learned from high-profile incidents that have occurred elsewhere for the African continent, where energy supply is already intermittent, may provide...
Mar 6, 2017 9:00 AM ET
For Smart Cities, What Comes First? The Budget or the Plan?
Strained budgets may be holding back many municipalities whose leaders understand the benefits of smart city systems but lack the money to support them. Yet, a question is emerging that potentially turns that notion on its head: How can a city know what it can’t afford until it identifies what it needs? The story of smart city system adoption is almost always a...
Feb 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Grid Modernization: Utility 2.0 has arrived, but it brings opportunity and caution
For years, utilities have struggled to define the more responsive operational systems and customer-centric performance models that would trumpet the arrival of Utility 2.0. Lacking a singular event marking the shift, it seems more likely a steady, incremental advance through technology deployments, analytics and a focus on customer engagement represents the path towards a continually evolving...
Feb 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET
From Whiteboards to Neighborhoods, Smart Street Systems Engage Citizens
Once considered the purview of Jetsons-era futurescapes, smart street systems have made the transition from science fiction to real city council planning agendas. Sensor-laden Wi-Fi kiosks, smart streetlights, EV charging stations and integrated urban mobility systems are generating rising interest as cities demand greater connectivity, resource efficiency, enhanced public safety and more...
Feb 7, 2017 1:30 PM ET
Data and Planning Drive the Growth of Smart Cities and Utilities
The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report investigates the progress made by communities and utilities as they continue...
Feb 1, 2017 9:00 AM ET

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