01 Oct '13, 2pm

Reenergizing Cities with Solar Energy

Urban solar initiatives meshed with economic development goals are taking off in numerous global locations. Last year the World Bank launched an "Eco2 Cities" Initiative to spur urban sustainability. Under the European Commission's POLIS research program , six European cities have developed guidelines for tapping urban solar potential on buildings. In Sweden, Stockholm's Hammarby Sjöstad district has implemented an integrated orchestra of renewable energy, energy efficiency, water and waste management and recycling for both electricity and district heating, and the city of Malmö is marching toward a broader goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2020 , building out a "climate-smart" Hyllie city district and embracing solar energy in other locations . Dozens of Spanish municipalities from Barcelona to Madrid have passed municipal solar ordinances in recent years, largely f...

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Reenergizing Cities with Solar Energy

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