Engerati Interview with Avista’s Heather Rosentrater

At Itron Utility Week in Houston, Texas, Engerati interviewed numerous leaders in the utility industry including Heather Rosentrater, vice president of energy delivery for Avista. During the interview, Rosentrater highlighted Urbanova's success in modeling smart city solutions. See the interview here.

October 17, 2017|

Urbanova – A Living Lab

In a Company Spotlight on Itron in Smart Cities World, Urbanova was highlighted as an example of smart cities in action. The article features a detailed case study of the success of Urbanova as a living lab. Recognizing the smart and connected streetlight project, the case study identified Urbanova’s current [...]

September 12, 2017|

GSI Advantage Spokane Magazine 2017

Recently, Urbanova was mentioned in Greater Spokane Incorporated’s (GSI) Advantage Spokane Magazine. As Spokane’s premier business magazine, the publication highlights innovators, community advocates and industry leaders in Spokane. The magazine featured Heather Rosentrater, vice president of energy delivery at Avista and treasurer for Urbanova, in a “Spokane Voices” profile. In [...]

May 1, 2017|

Smart Cities Take Shape Around Energy and Water

In an exclusive interview at, Russ Vanos, vice president of sales and marketing for global software, services and smart cities at Itron (one of Urbanova’s founding partners), says that energy and water are foundational to smart city development. Read full article >