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Clean Energy Commitments: South Africa, California, Facebook Update Targets as Cities Pledge Net-zero Buildings
South Africa announced a shift in its plan for new electricity generation capacity increasing the share of renewable sources. California raised its clean electricity target for 2030 from 50% to 60% and pledged 100% clean energy by 2045.
Signatory cities commit to introducing policies, plans and regulations that ensure new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030. They also agree to collaborate with businesses and the private sector to drive transformation.
An increasing number of large scale sustainable energy projects from public authorities across Europe are demonstrating the investment opportunity for cities and regions in the energy transition.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cape Town -Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana knows how much cash going green can save.