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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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Grid Modernization: Increasing Capital Investments To Decrease Risk
Growing commitment to distributed energy resources (DER) is forcing continued modernization of the grid — and the effort shows no signs of letting up. Whether by regulatory mandate or stakeholder pressure, system upgrades are being made worldwide to support the increase in renewable energy, while making infrastructure smarter and more resilient. Historically, attention to the grid’s...
Feb 14, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Electrification on the Rise: Can Electric Vehicle Charging Networks Keep Up?
Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence...
Feb 7, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Check the Boxes: Your Smart City To-do List
Building a smart city is easy to envision, but it can be challenging to implement. From questions about financing and stakeholder engagement to technology advocacy and information technology (IT) governance, there is a lot to consider after you’ve made the decision to enable data to make your community more livable,...
Jan 31, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Data and Partnerships Serve as the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Smarter Cities
The insights uncovered in Black & Veatch’s 2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report demonstrate a growing awareness among communities and utilities that modern, digital infrastructure such as data collection networks, infrastructure automation and advanced communication systems are the key components of today’s smart city...
Jan 24, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions. Black & Veatch’s just-released...
Jan 16, 2018 8:00 AM ET

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