How Smart Grid Assets can be Leveraged to Build Smarter Cities

Posted:
14 Aug 2017
Authors:
Reji Kumar Pillai and Amritha Chandramouli
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Page/Slide Count:
Pages: 3
To efficiently administer the growing cities, providers of infrastructure services (utilities) and governments are increasingly using IT solutions in what is now known as smart cities. Definitions vary from instrumented, interconnected and intelligent to the ones that use smart computing technologies to make the critical infrastructure components and services more intelligent, interconnected and efficient. Fundamentally, information becomes an enabler for improvements, which spans better measurements, better analysis, and better action (automation, where feasible).

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