How Cities Are Embracing Energy Transition

Energy industry projections recognise that the world population is expected to grow to nine billion by 2050, and up to eleven billion by 2100.  Meanwhile, despite efficiency gains, energy consumption is expected to continue growing at the rate of 0.7% per capita per year. The challenge remains how to accommodate these pressures on the planet in a sustainable way.

In the past, most city governments have not taken it upon themselves to ensure reliable and environmentally sound delivery of energy to their constituents, or to encourage efficient energy use. Read more