Sustainable transportation solutions are key factors in ensuring that cities reduce congestion, avoid growth in greenhouse gas emissions and provide access to all the opportunities that cities have to offer. In countries where EMBARQ is currently working, cities are growing in a disconnected and...
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by Sarah Martin and Joshua Ryor - May 2016
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...
by Jennifer Layke, Eric Mackres, Renilde Becqué, Sifan Liu, Katrina Managan, Clay Nesler, Susan Mazur-Stommen, Ksenia Petrichenko, Nate Alden and Peter Graham - May 2016
With buildings responsible for 32 percent of global energy consumption and a quarter of CO2 emissions, there is a huge, under-tapped opportunity to create more sustainable cities through building efficiency. More efficient buildings can generate economic benefits, reduce environmental...
by Benoit Lefevre, Deeba Yavrom, Ahmad Iqbal Chaudhary and Aman Srivastava - April 2016
This working paper seeks to elucidate the current estimates for transport infrastructure requirements, looking at a series of reports that consider projected global infrastructure needs in the coming few decades, and provide or quote a cost estimate for these needs.