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Entries from October 24th, 2016

Beneath the Smart City: Underground Infrastructure Mapping Launches in Chicago

October 24th, 2016 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Energy, Waste, Water

By Sean Thornton – Program Advisor, Ash Center’s Civic Analytics Network Reposted from’s Data-Smart Solutions It’s five minutes into your morning commute, and whether you’re driving, biking, or walking, you can see them in the distance: orange cones, cordoning off large sections of a busy city street. Within their perimeter are jackhammer-wielding construction crews tearing up […]

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Planners Must Prepare For the Clean Energy Revolution!

October 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Energy

by Eric Strid – Cofounder and retired CEO at Cascade Microtech, Inc. ▪ The Energy Revolution is here and will unfold faster than you think… Any news about a leading-edge technology is already obsolete.  ▪ Failing to plan for the cost trajectories of clean energy equals planning to fail at choosing the best infrastructure. ▪ […]

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