16 Apr '18, 8am

The new power generation: An interview with Ready for 100

The number of renewable cities, driven by forward-thinking communities with a desire for clean energy, is on the rise . Energy Digital speaks to Jodie Van Horn, Director of Ready for 100, part of the United States’ largest and most influential environmental agency, Sierra Club. Renewable cities are here. Around the world, the prospect of the largest urban centres being entirely powered by renewable energy is fast becoming a reality. Driven by the lower costs of renewables, the safer prospects that such power sources offer and a tangible shift in people power and societal thinking, there are now more than 100 cities worldwide powered primarily by renewable energy. For places such as Seattle, Vancouver, Oslo, Auckland and Nairobi, that means receiving at least 70% of their overall energy from renewable sources. In a world where fossil fuels still, to a large extent, dominate...

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