Citizen engagement

Enel plans new life for old, unused power plants

Fri, 2015-09-25 18:30 -- Doug Peeples

As the smart grid, renewable energy and distributed generation force major changes in the energy industry, electric utilities are often left holding the bag: old power plants that are no longer competitive in the energy market. Learn how Italy's Enel is working to transform its old, unproductive power plants into community assets.

What your city can learn about social innovation from SF and NYC

Wed, 2015-09-23 18:30 -- Doug Peeples

San Francisco and New York City won Harvard’s 2015 Innovation in American Government Award for their innovative approaches to dealing with major social problems that cities most everywhere face. Read the story to find out if their solutions to criminal recidivism and citizen engagement could work for your city.