In many countries across the globe, various sectors – such as toll roads, parking garages and airports – have embraced the concept of public-private partnerships (PPPs) since it provides essential capital while meeting a public need.
As utilities digitize their critical infrastructure with advanced technology applications, they are adding more IP gateways and other data delivery elements to their networks, making them more susceptible to common types of attacks than they have been in the past.
The mining industry is increasingly leaning on technological innovation to improve safety, operational efficiencies and performance. With that comes the requirement for extensive and intelligent communications networks, all laying the foundation for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
To help demonstrate to clients greater levels of sustainability and reliability, Black & Veatch constructed a microgrid to power the company’s Innovation Pavilion at its World Headquarters in Overland Park, Kan.
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