Sensus, will showcase products and services to help improve public safety, conserve energy and water and improve utility operations at the 82nd Annual Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, held Jan. 22 to 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
“Sensus understands the nation’s utilities and cities are under pressure from growing demand, increasing energy prices and aging utility infrastructures,” said Bobbi Harris, senior manager of strategic marketing at Sensus. “Sensus smart city solutions fit the needs of large and small electric, water and gas utilities, realizing day-one savings and real benefits for their customers.”
One major component of the Sensus smart city solution is the open standards-based FlexNet two-way communication network, which sends and receives data from various devices including meters, streetlights and other sensors. Through automation control, utilities can reduce operational expenses, conserve resources and lower carbon emissions.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. The Conference works to provide mayors with leadership and management tools to meet urban needs, including escalating energy and environmental needs. Sensus is a member of both the Mayors Water Council and the Business Council.