Combining technology, security, and repair and replacement plans enables utility leaders to make incremental changes by overlaying data collection technology and security updates on already planned infrastructure investments.
The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required.
For 21st Century utilities data is the key to ensuring that this vast, and ever increasing, asset base can meet the needs of customers and regulators. More data, better data and - most importantly - better data analysis, to provide the insights to outperform financial and operational targets.
Among the most notable findings from this year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report is the velocity of planning throughout the industry for implementing more advanced operational technologies, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and enterprise asset management.
FirstNet will be the first nationwide wireless broadband network committed to America's first responders. It will transform the public safety industry and trigger advancement from narrowband Land Mobile Radio technology to broadband Long-term evolution technology.
This year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report survey shows that while early adopters are making progress with implementing an “Integrated Planning Approach,” opportunity exists to implement this approach on a larger scale, across the board.
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are most commonly known for funding large-scale water infrastructure projects that a utility can’t support through traditional funding. However, other key attributes in the P3 model are often overlooked.