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A Neutral Market Assessment to Fight Energy Poverty

This is one of four Community Solutions Advisory Service Case Studies that highlights the replicability of the open smart city approach and the solutions offered to communities through the Community Solutions Advisory Service led by Evergreen's lead technical partner, Open North.

City: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Population: 8,532

Objective: Reducing the energy poverty by 20% by 2025.

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia was the winner of the $5 Million Prize Category in the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge in 2019. Over the last year, the Community Solutions Advisory Service worked with municipal staff to gain knowledge of smart city approaches and to use a combination of community engagement and connected technologies to reduce the energy poverty rate in their community by 20% by 2025.

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