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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.

19 Mayors Commit to Net Zero Carbon Buildings by 2030

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.

Energy efficiency helps rural households afford energy bills

The energy transition: an investment opportunity for cities and regions

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.

Finance solutions for energy efficiency at the municipal level (Webinar) - 05.07.2018


This webinar will offer an overview and help navigate in various funding sources for energy efficiency upgrades in the public infrastructure at the municipal level.

Our rural initiative aims to jumpstart rural America’s untapped potential for energy

Renovating Belgrade – A framework for exploring the potential to renovate the City of Belgrade

Publication / Report

In the present report, BPIE outlines the renovation potential and approaches to increasing renovation activities in Belgrade.

Financing the Renovation of Buildings in Poland

Publication / Report

This report gives an overview of public funding allocation for the renovation of buildings in Poland.

Cities are laying the foundation for a robust and equitable energy efficiency workforce

South Africa:Govt Aims for 'Zero Carbon' Buildings in Green Push

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cape Town -Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana knows how much cash going green can save.


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