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Avista to Install Smart Lights in U District

Avista Corp., of Spokane, expects to begin installing the first of almost 40 smart streetlights in the city’s University District in January, says Heather Rosentrater, the company’s vice president of energy delivery. Avista is one of six founding partners for a project called Urbanova, designed to provide city leaders, researchers, [...]

December 1, 2016|

Spokane Selected for National Smart City Program

Spokane, Washington is one of only 10 cities in America to participate in a program sponsored by Envision America, a new organization that has challenged cities across the country to innovate in the areas of energy, water, waste, and air challenges. Spokane was chosen in part because of its aim [...]

December 7, 2015|

Realizing the Potential of Smart Cities

A smart city isn’t just a community with an intelligent transportation network. It’s a “system of systems”—where water and power utilities, city government, and the entire built environment inform and affect each other to improve livability, workability, and sustainability. […]

August 15, 2015|