City of Dublin OH : Dublin Honored for Energy Efficiency Efforts
AEP Ohio is honoring the City of Dublin with a Certificate of Recognition for energy efficiency effortsafter a series of improvements completed in 2016. The City converted its streetlights to LED (Light Emitting Diode) from older technologies (High-Pressure Sodium and Mercury Vapor). AEP Ohio recognized the City for undertaking these projects, which helped save 713,734 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.
An additional benefit of the project is the reduction in carbon dioxide production by 546.8 tons each year. According to AEP Ohio, that is the environmental impact equivalent of the following:
keeping 115 cars off the road each year eliminating the total carbon dioxide production of 58 single family homes annually; or growing 14,162 tree seedlings for 10 years.
Dublin's Engineering Division implemented the improvements. The City received a rebate of $45,027.41 under the program.
Expanded program portfolio seeks to increase access to DoD-specific electronics manufacturing capabilities, enhance hardware security, and ensure ERI investments translate to DoD applications
The Smart Rural Community® Collaboration Challenge is an opportunity for rural broadband providers to obtain up to $5,000 to deploy broadband-enabled solutions for community-oriented initiatives, including economic development, education, health care and public safety.
StateScoop — Four development teams have taken home top prizes in a competition for advanced infrastructure proposals, each securing up to $10 million in investment capital.
View featured press coverage from the second annual Smart Regions Conference on October 25th and 26th in Columbus, OH.
Cincinnati Enquirer — The Cincinnati area will get new help in its opioid fight through a pilot partnership with U.S. Homeland Security’s Science and Technology division that could yield a nationwide response to the epidemic.
StateScoop — At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.
CINCINNATI -- A partnership among businesses, educators and agencies is working to turn Cincinnati into the Silicon Valley of the Midwest. Local schools are training the next generation of cyber experts.
Smart Cities Dive — Four cross-jurisdictional teams took home the top cash prizes in the first Smart Infrastructure Challenge, hosted by smart city and technology strategy firm Venture Smarter.
Smart Cities Dive — Speakers in Columbus, OH, emphasized the need for cities to put people first, but the age gap between elected leaders and smart city proponents could be a hindrance.