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Spokane and the Urbanova Project: How Can Utilities Stay Relevant?

In the era of digital integration and customer engagement, utilities are increasingly becoming consumer-driven businesses and keeping up with changes is essential. Anticipating future energy trends Heather Rosentrater, Avista’s Vice President of Energy Delivery, believes that staying relevant to the concerns of current times is vital for a company’s survival [...]

March 6, 2018|

13 Emerging Tech Leaders You Should Know

Urbanova is a living laboratory to design cities for the future. Located in the University District of Spokane, Washington. We harness data to gain insights, empower people and solve urban challenges in new ways. Our goals are healthier citizens, safer neighborhoods, smarter infrastructure, a more sustainable environment and a stronger [...]

March 6, 2018|

Driving Smart City Innovation with an Active Network

By the year 2050, cities are projected to add more than 2.5 billion new urban residents. Though the rise of these “mega-city” urban centers will present significant challenges in stretching already strained resources, these same challenges represent an unprecedented opportunity for cities to transform into centers of innovation that continue [...]

December 12, 2017|

Spokane Takes Step to Become a “Smart City” Research Center

The streetlights in Spokane’s University District are set to do much more than illuminate the streets. A local public-private-university collaboration called Urbanova is using the lamps to shed light on air pollution. The Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot is one of the first projects in Spokane’s urban “living laboratory,” the [...]

December 6, 2017|

The Global Smart Energy Elites

Urbanova was featured in Metering & Smart Energy International's fall issue of Smart Energy Elites: Projects and People. The article highlighted Urbanova's project to install smart city sensors and services. Urbanova is featured on page 30.

October 26, 2017|