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ikeOS and ikeDesktop Upgrades Focus on Joint Use Utility Pole Market

September 24, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Data collection solution manufacturer, ikeGPS, announced the next generation of its OS and desktop software at the Western Energy Institute’s (WEI) Joint Use Conference in Seattle this week.  Attendees of the conference will be among the first to see the…

Free Templates for Municipalities Help to Deploy ArcGIS Web Applications

September 24, 2013 - in Corporate

Esri Canada today released ArcGIS for Canadian Municipalities, a series of free app templates built on the new Canadian Municipal Data Model. The solution…

Architecture for Humanity Announced as Partner for 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

September 24, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Former President Bill Clinton announced today a global commitment to the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge during the opening plenary of the 2013…

Sensus Supports the UK Government’s Rollout of Electric and Gas Smart Meters

September 24, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Oil & Gas

Sensus, a leading provider of clean technology solutions, will provide the core communications technology to  support the UK government’s plan to rollout electric and gas smart meters to ten million locations in the northern region of Great Britain. Arqiva,…

EPA Honors 24 Organizations for Green Power Leadership

September 23, 2013 - in Energy, Projects, Renewables

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented its 13th annual Green Power Leadership Awards to 21 Green Power Partners and three suppliers for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable electricity market. Close to one-third…

The Edison Institute Explores the Disruptive Challenges Facing Retail Electric Businesses

September 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

The Edison Electric Institute recently released a report titled, Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and Strategic Responses to a Changing Retail Electric Business. Recent technological and economic changes are expected to challenge and transform…

Mobility Lab Designs App to Improve Capital Bikeshare Experience

September 22, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Mobility Lab launched Cabi Range, a mapping tool that shows users all of the Capital Bikeshare stations they can bike to in 30 minutes or less. The tool also highlights the easiest route to take to get there. Users of the Washington D.C. bikeshare system,…

Singapore Looks at Work/Live Patterns

September 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Singapore's urban planning agency, the URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority), is taking a serious look at ways people can work from home and in offices in suburban areas outside the city. URA Chairman and former senior civil servant Peter Ho made this point…

Wireless Infrastructure Investment Will Generate $1.2 Trillion in Economic Activity and Create 1.2 Million Jobs

September 20, 2013 - in Construction, Financial, Projects

PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association today released a new study showing that projected private investment in wireless infrastructure over the next five years will generate as much as $1.2 trillion in economic growth and create 1.2 million new jobs.…

EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

September 20, 2013 - in Energy, Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct…