10 Tenets of a Connected Smart City
Again this year, Itron will play an integral supporting role for Envision America, a program under Envision Charlotte, which has issued a challenge to accelerate deployment of innovative technologies that tackle key challenges, such as reducing traffic congestion, fostering economic growth, managing the effects of a changing climate and improving city services.
Launched in 2016, Envision America is building on the success of its inaugural workshop to drive the success of smart initiatives in America’s cities to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges.
Learn more: http://envisionamerica.org
Building Smart Foundations
Itron has extensive expertise in helping energy and water utilities be more efficient, more reliable and more resilient. With more than 155 million connected devices installed in cities throughout the world, Itron is delivering networked solutions that enable outcomes for smart business cases for applications such as energy management, enhanced safety for natural gas and water efficiency.
Our OpenWay Riva IoT solution is based on assured connectivity, distributed analytics, an open application ecosystem and an interoperable, multi-purpose network. Itron's technology platform can be leveraged to deliver additional value streams and return on investment to cities. By enabling IoT applications such as transportation and traffic management, electric vehicle (EV) charging, refuse collection and streetlight management, Itron provides enduring sustainability and value to utilities, commercial enterprises, consumers and their communities.
Envision Charlotte: Collaborating for a Sustainable City
Safe, reliable electricity, gas and water form the foundation of any flourishing community and are critical to ongoing economic prosperity, social well-being and resource conservation. Learn how Charlotte, N.C, is transforming into a more resourceful city and achieved a 16.4 percent reduction in energy usage in just a few short years—that's about $17 million in savings.
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