Schenectady Mayor Maps Smart City Plans for U.S. House Subcommittee
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy was in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday speaking to a House of Representatives energy subcommittee about "smart city" technology the Electric City is deploying.
McCarthy was invited to the hearing, which focused on the nation's energy infrastructure, by U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, who called McCarthy a "progressive" leader with "great vision" about the future of U.S. cities.
McCarthy talked about Schenectady's current project installing LED fixtures on the city's light poles, a program that will provide the city with a 50 percent energy cost reduction.
The city is partnering with National Grid, General Electric Co., AT&T, Cisco and others on the pilot project.
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