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Streetlight Sensors Measure Spokane Air Quality

For the last several days, you’ve seen with your own eyes the wildfire smoke that is hovering over our region. But other sets of ‘eyes’ have also been ‘seeing’ that smoke and taking samples of it. Among those ‘eyes’ are three sensors that sit on the tops of streetlight poles [...]

August 10, 2017|

CCIF Connecting Communities Report

In a report released by the Critical Consumer Issues Forum (CCIF), titled “Connecting Communities: Smart Cities, Enabling Technologies and the Grid,” Urbanova was one of six featured smart community initiatives. The spotlighted the goals of Urbanova’s work in Spokane, including our recent streetlight project. To read the full report, click [...]

July 26, 2017|

Urbanova Announces Additions to Its Board of Directors

Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, announced additions to its board of directors to guide Urbanova’s vision to design cities for the future. The board of directors will guide the advancement of Urbanova’s collaborations with businesses, researchers and innovators to harness data to gain insights, [...]

July 26, 2017|

WSU CleanTech Expertise Helps New & Established Industry

The fourth year of the CleanTech Showcase was one for the books. Washington State University has been a proud sponsor of the Showcase since day one, and kudos go to the Clean Tech Alliance for this year’s record attendance, number of presenting companies and exhibitors, and high-quality keynote speakers. As [...]

July 24, 2017|

A Smart City Living Laboratory in Spokane

We Stand For Energy is on the left coast looking at smart cities in states adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. The first stop is Spokane, a city with a population of around 210,000 and located in the eastern part of Washington State. It’s home to a number of universities, which [...]

July 17, 2017|

Urbanova, Avista Pair on Smart City Pilot

June 25, 2017 | Electric, Light and Power Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, has reached a key milestone with its Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot, installing sensors on and collecting data from 10 streetlights across the district. Urbanova founding partner Avista will install an [...]

June 25, 2017|