Smart Cities News

Miami-Dade County deploys advanced wastewater solution

Miami-Dade County deploys advanced wastewater solution

The Water & Sewer Department has worked with Itron, US3 and the Avanti Company to install the IoT-based system, which will monitor flooding and prevent sewer overflows.

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Itron and Key Equipment Finance are launching a flexible financing programme that aims to help cities and utilities which are in need of critical upgrades but may not have the funds to invest.

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

The largest 314 cities in the US are converting to LED, according to the Northeast Group, which projects that the country will invest $8.2bn in street light modernisation over the next decade.

Stockholm deploys intelligent streetlight management system

Stockholm deploys intelligent streetlight management system

The Swedish city’s traffic department will utilise Itron’s Streetlight.Vision smart city management platform to manage streetlights, improve energy efficiency and optimise performance.

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Borås is working with Itron to deploy 46,000 IIoT and smart electric meters to meet new regulatory demands and enable real-time visibility into the grid and energy usage.

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

The company has collaborated with three utilities to identify key challenges which focus on electric vehicle charging as grid resources and resiliency.

Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI

Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI

Overarching strategies, funding approaches and business models all need to be adjusted if cities are to see a genuine return on their investment in smart city tech, says Itai Dadon, global head of smart cities at Itron.

Smart cities: Where's the ROI?

Smart cities: Where's the ROI?

This whitepaper explores how smart cities can deliver social, economic and environmental benefits, providing a three-dimensional return on investment.

São Paulo utility deploys tech to reduce 40 per cent water losses

São Paulo utility deploys tech to reduce 40 per cent water losses

With water losses of up to 40 per cent, Americana’s Department of Water and Sewage wants better insight into operations.

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Smart cities will be a major driver of the expansion with APAC expected to register the highest incremental growth due to increasing technology awareness by governments.