Tags: urban energy systems
- projectBuilding the foundations of our work with cities
- Press Release
BEIJING (June 8, 2016)— At the second China-US Climate Smart / Low Carbon Cities Summit, representatives fro
The City of Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka is making progress on rooftop solar PV installations, mainly through its utility implemented net-metering program. Yet, much more needs to be done if the state is to reach its 400 MW rooftop solar target by 2018. This working paper provides...
Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption and 33 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In order to reduce energy consumption and combat climate change, the Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) consor
- projectTransforming Cities for All
On 18 August 2014, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) passed order number S/03/01 called ‘Wheeling Charges, Banking Charges & Cross Subsidy Surcharge for Solar Power Generators’, whereby all solar power generators in the state who achieved Commercial Operation Date (COD)...
WRI India and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) through the Green Power Market Development Group (GPMDG) initiative attempted to aggregate energy demand from six corporate buyers in Bengaluru—Coca Cola, Infosys, IBM, Cognizant, Philips and Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC)....
City leaders worldwide are increasingly prioritizing energy efficiency, given the growing global demand for energy and the pressing need for climate adaptation.
Rising demand for energy worldwide is making the need for affordable, sustainable energy sources increasingly urgent.
This report evaluates the energy requirements of urban water supply from all potential source water types (including surface water, groundwater, inter-basin transfer and unconventional water resources such as desalination and reclamation). Based on scenario studies, it also provides...