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The Future of the Digital Water Utility

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New technology and huge amounts of data are changing how water utilities operate. Impeller spoke with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development at Xylem’s Sensus business, to learn how utilities are adapting and what opportunities lie ahead.

Sensus provides smart solutions for cities and utilities, including metering, billing, data hosting and communications networks. Walsby recently led a roundtable discussion at the American Water Summit on the theme of the digital utility.

Interview with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development
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New technology and huge amounts of data are changing how water utilities operate. Impeller spoke with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development at Xylem’s Sensus business, to learn how utilities are adapting and what opportunities lie ahead.

Sensus provides smart solutions for cities and utilities, including metering, billing, data hosting and communications networks. Walsby recently led a roundtable discussion at the American Water Summit on the theme of the digital utility.

AkzoNobel to Be Carbon Neutral and Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 29, 2017/3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050.
The company has been among the global leaders in sustainability for more than a decade, and this new goal confirms AkzoNobel's belief that sustainability is business and business is sustainability.

Four New Solar Plants to Deliver Clean, Cost-Effective Energy for Florida

Black & Veatch providing EPC project services for Florida Power & Light renewable expansion program
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on four solar energy projects for Florida Power & Light (FPL). The plants are part of an extensive renewable energy program designed to help deliver additional electric supplies to meet increasing population and business growth in the region.

Prepay Energy as a Gateway for Customer Engagement

Prepay energy services have emerged as a viable alternative to traditional utility services, with notable benefits for both the utility and the customer.
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The concept of prepay, even in the utility space, is not new. Historically, these solutions have been viewed as very utility-centric by nature, focused on solving very specific challenges that were seen as problematic or negative. It was challenging for customers to keep track of their balances, and they had to put forth a relatively high level of effort to make payments and recharge their accounts. The result is that prepay was seen as complex and cumbersome.

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