A federal infrastructure bill may be advanced in the coming year, but the White House will have to find ways to promote states and municipalities to raise funds for future projects.
Microgrids have been bit players in energy delivery for years. But now, Chicago-based utility Commonwealth Edison is taking the nation’s first utility-operated microgrid cluster center stage.
Small and mid-sized cities are often daunted by the complexity of P3s, and the difficulty of attracting private sector capital but, those involved in financing are looking to turn that around.
Technological advances are making infrastructure delivery faster and more economical.
The benefit of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies in the ability to remotely monitor machines in real-time, while ensuring safety and anticipating breakdowns.
Drones have become fairly ubiquitous across infrastructure sectors.Inspectors have used drones designed to crawl through silt and sludge when they need to see inside smaller pipes.