Revolution or Evolution? Getting the "smart" in cities

Governments and utilities increasingly see smart city systems as transformational tools to boost resilience and quality of life in cities across the world -- driven by expectations that smart city programs will produce greater efficiency across municipal functions.

Boots on the Ground: Duke Energy lends renewables expertise to other utilities

Duke Energy is not only building renewable energy projects -- they're looking after and servicing the projects of other utilities.

Data analytics: The utility's triple threat

New research reveals a growing opportunities for utilities in leveraging data analytics to maximize operational excellence, enhance customer satisfaction and improve financial performance.

Well-positioned: SGIP ready to take on challenges with grid modernization funding

SGIP has been named as a partner in three core activities projects: Grid Architecture, Interoperability, and Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium Testing Network -- and as a partner in a cross-cutting activity project: Standards and Test Procedures for Interconnection and Interoperability.

Using what you got: NYPA's aggressive economic development plan

While St. Lawrence County lags behind other rural counties, and the state overall, for indicators like employment, poverty rates and gross domestic product growth, the county can reverse its fortunes by more broadly marketing its abundant resources such as low-cost power, land and water.


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