russ_vanos4x5_150dpiItron, a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is pleased to be among the partner companies lending expertise to 10 participating communities over a three-day workshop in Charlotte next week.

Envision America is a new national initiative that leverages the success of Envision Charlotte to accelerate deployment of innovative technologies in urban centers to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges. The three-day Envision America workshop in Charlotte brings city leaders, smart cities experts and corporate partners together to facilitate smart city project planning and implementation.

Communities participating in Envision America include: Cambridge, MA; Dallas, TX; Greenville, SC; Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee, WI; New York City, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; San Diego, CA; and Spokane, WA.

For Itron, Envision America, means a meaningful and critical opportunity for our technology, services and solutions to take a leading role in the national vision of creating a more sustainable and resourceful America. We believe there are 10 guiding principles to achieving successful smart cities. Check out our eBook, 10 Tenets of a Connected Smart City, to learn more.

If we are already envisioning Charlotte, what would it look like to Envision America?