Itron Smart Community Resiliency Challenge

Building Resilient Communities

Sponsored by Liberty Utilities

About The Challenge

Support Continuous Services in A Community Safe Zone

Enable communities to endure prolonged outages caused by extreme weather events while minimizing service disruptions to critical infrastructure like outdoor lighting and traffic signaling.


Why It Matters

The Benefit To Communities

Resiliency

Safety

Provides a designated safe zone during prolonged outage events

Resiliency

Economic

Minimizes interruption of critical services

Resiliency

Societal

Keeps the public informed about key safety issues and estimated restoration times

Example Solutions

Example solutions could support the following capabilities

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Distributed energy storage systems for critical infrastructure assets such as street lighting, traffic signaling, and public safety communications

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Energy management functionality that optimizes power usage based on available energy and estimated restoration times

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Back-up supply for non-essential citizen services such as mobile device charging or public Wi-Fi

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Support for public safety communications through public Wi-Fi, digital signage, e-mail alerts and/or SMS

Step Up to the Challenge

The application deadline has been postponed until further notice.
We will continue to accept applications submitted through the link below until an updated timeline has been announced.