Cincinnati Goes Solar: Mayor Pledges 100% Renewable by 2035
Cincinnati's solar transformation will begin by replacing coal with solar to power Cincinnati Water Works, and that gets us excited. Smart City solutions optimize or replace outdated systems, and the Mayor's plan is doing just that. The proposed solar array will reduce carbon emissions by 25,000 tons annually and will be the largest municipal solar installation in the nation.
Cincinnati is installing more than 20,000 feet of fiber communications in its central business district and pursing a comprehensive list of smart cities projects and strategies.
The City of Cincinnati took another step this week on its path to becoming a Smart City. On Thursday, January 11th it released the RFP to four qualified respondents following the Spring 'Smart Cincy RFI' release. The project is titled " DEPLOYMENT OF Wi-Fi AND/OR WIRELINE BROADBAND SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF CINCINNATI: SMART CITIES INITIATIVE PHASE 1.
Supported by a coalition of regional cities, utilities, universities, and startup organizations throughout the Greater Cincinnati region, Pipeline H2O's goal is to identify and accelerate companies working on water technologies that address the world's water challenges. Some of the challenges include infrastructure improvements, water reuse, wastewater treatment, monitoring and consumer innovations.
CINCINNATI – As part of the comprehensive effort to transform Cincinnati into a smarter city, the City of Cincinnati will install a new ‘fiber ring’ around the entire Central Business District.
Join the Smart Cincy community as The City of Cincinnati is hosting a public engagement event Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at Union Hall in Over-the-Rhine to discuss the Transportation Service Providers Aggregation Tool Request for Proposal (RFP) released by the City in October.
The city of Cincinnati has signed an electricity contract with Dynergy Inc. to purchase 100 percent green energy for many city facilities beginning January 2018. Now, all city police and fire stations, health clinics, recreation centers, and other administration buildings -- including City Hall -- will be powered by renewable energy through at least 2021.
On Monday, December 4th, Cincinnati leaders meet with Ohio Department of Transportation, Jobs-Ohio, and The Governor’s Office to discuss deploying autonomous vehicle test locations in Cincinnati and making the region smarter using IoT and connected technologies.