Smart City Spotlight (Paris)
The challenge with the city of Paris was to improve multiple city services and as a hub for smart city innovation, Paris has committed to reduce public lighting energy consumption.
Silver Spring Networks (Itron)Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking and solutions provider for the Internet of Things. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 networking platform provides connectivity for a range of applications to some of the world’s leading utilities and major cities. Silver Spring’s open-standards platform enables multiple applications and services to leverage a common network, control, and data platform. With over 23.6 million devices connected on five continents Silver Spring’s platform supports a wide range of customers, including leading utilities such as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, Consolidated Edison, CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy, and Singapore Power, and cities such as Copenhagen, Glasgow, and Paris.Year founded: 2002
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)Sensors - Environmental Sensors
Cities & Municipalities
- USE CASES
The city of Paris and its residents.
City of Paris
- CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
The approach: » INTEGRATED SMART STREET LIGHTING AND TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL – deploying a citywide canopy network connecting cabinet-based controllers for more than 200,000 street and traffic lights across the city. » IPv6-BASED MULTI-APPLICATION NETWORK – creating a platform for future services such as traffic management, environmental sensors, smart parking, electric vehicle charging, electricity metering, and water conservation. » PROJECT PILOT – quickly demonstrating improved lighting efficiencies by starting with a tightly scoped city initiative.
- DATA COLLECTED
Energy Consumption Rate, Lighting, Traffic Congestion Levels, Traffic Light Signal
- OPERATIONAL IMPACT
Impact #1 [Cost Reduction - IT]
Using Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) deployment to network devices and applications, lowers capital expense, creates predictable operating costs, and allows multiple departments to easily leverage the same network through a predictable yearly fee.
Impact #2 Impact #3
- QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
With networked LED street lighting, major cities such as Paris can save up to 70 percent on energy costs in the new deployments.
Paris has committed to reduce public lighting energy consumption by 30 percent over the next 10 years while ensuring quality lighting for residents.