Cities must lead the clean energy drive, says report

Cities, such as Cape Town (South Africa) and Bangalore (India), have enacted net metering where solar panel owners can sell excess power back to the grid.

Did you know, that poor households in cities spend 14-22% of their income on energy? As urban growth intensifies energy use, cities must lead with efficient fuels and renewables. Cities can implement practical solutions to meet the need of the urban under-served through development models that slow carbon emissions & shift to cleaner cooking fuels such as liquefied petroleum gas, install renewable energy systems like solar panels and introduce building energy efficiency codes and appliance standards. Read more