Today, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality announced a new collaboration with the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), a public-private initiative that turns global expertise into action to accelerate local government implementation of bui
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The paper uses two criteria to identify cities in the Global South that today are candidates for electrification – replacing fossil fuel–powered vehicles, stoves, furnaces and other devices with electric alternatives. First, urban access to electricity (i.e., the percentage of people with a...
- projectAccelerating private-sector innovation for sustainable urban development
SAN FRANCISCO (September 14, 2018) — WRI joined dozens of organizations, governments and businesses at the first Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) to support building efficiency measures as a major element of sustainable development.
- projectHow can we make zero-carbon buildings and districts achievable everywhere?
- projectBuilding the foundations of our work with cities
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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