Cities have historically been the hub of various activities, developments and investments. The number of people moving to cities is constantly increasing and estimates predict that more than two thirds of the global population will be living in urban areas by 2050. Currently more than 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are produced in cities, while increasing population, urbanisation, and economic growth is escalating this amount even further.
Energy Efficiency Case Studies
This initiative consisted of a pre-feasibility study on public lighting which confirmed that the city could reduce the energy consumption up to 60% by implementing LED lighting programs. The initiative resulted in policy and financial suggestion to the municipality. The municipality asked the World Bank, which financed the study, assistance for developing a PPP.
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As smart metering programs proliferate worldwide and balancing energy supply and demand becomes more difficult (and costly) than ever, Demand Response (DR) is “having a moment” in the energy world today. But are you prepared for the monumental changes about to come? Join our webinar to learn how Demand Side Management (DSM) can be leveraged as a stepping stone towards becoming fully Demand-Response enabled.