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City Planners Incorporate Cutting-Edge Smart Technologies

These smart cities are building infrastructures for the 23rd century Digital Trends, January 1, 2017 Currently more than 54 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. The United Nations projects this number will increase to 66 percent by 2050. As our cities become more populated, an increasingly uneven strain is placed on the overall infrastructure. To combat […]

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California Expands Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Making strides for greater energy efficiency in California Intelligent Utility, November 18, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash Governor Jerry Brown, joined by a diverse group of utilities and industry partners, made history recently by signing into law California’s most ambitious climate goals to date. The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (also known as Senate […]

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Shaheen Introduces the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act

SHAHEEN INTRODUCES BILL TO ENHANCE INNOVATION, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF NATION’S MANUFACTURERS Press Release, April 22, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act, legislation that would assist small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers in adopting what’s known as “smart manufacturing technologies.” Smart manufacturing combines information, technology […]