Join Meeting of the Minds for a free webinar, June 8, on Financing and Building Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunities in Cities. You will see how leaders have successfully blended the worlds of entrepreneurship, social impact, job creation and economic opportunities to deliver great results for their communities.
The small Ohio town of Minster might not seem a likely choice for energy technology innovation, but its solar power plus energy storage system is the largest of its kind for a municipal utility in the U.S. Not only will the storage system bring more energy reliability and new revenue streams to the city, it also will allow it to defer $350,000 in grid upgrade costs. Sound like a good idea?
President Obama recently announced new efforts to battle prescription drug and heroine abuse, noting that today more people in the U.S. die from opioid overdoses than traffic accidents. Drug addiction isn't a new problem, but innovative approaches to curb it are gaining attention. Would they work in your city? Click for details.