Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Green New Deal, a nation-leading clean energy and jobs agenda that will aggressively put New York State on a path to economy-wide carbon neutrality, is included in the 2019 Executive Budget. The landmark plan provides for a just transition to clean energy that spurs growth of the green economy and prioritizes the needs of low- to moderate-income New Yorkers.
Like many other sub-Sahara countries, expanding access to modern energy is the top priority on the country’s energy policy agenda and strategies for sustainable development. However, Malawi has a low electrification rate, estimated at 11% in 2016 (World Bank, 2018b). Over 80% of Malawians depend on traditional use of biomass.
Situated in the South-West of Colombia, Santiago de Cali (Cali) is the capital of the Cauca Valley department. Cali has a tropical savannah climate and is one of Colombia’s most populous cities, with 2.1 million inhabitants over an area of 619 km2, making it the country’s largest city with the exit to the Pacific Ocean (DANE, 2018). The city has been growing driven by urbanisation, which has been prominent in Colombia in recent years.
Located in the North-West of South America, the Republic of Colombia has a strategic position in the region through its exit to the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Characterised by diverse climate and a rich biodiversity, Colombia is the second largest country in the South American region by population, and fourth by area (Worldometers, 2018).
The BPIE guide addresses various aspects of the Directive, offering Member States a comprehensive toolkit to meet the decarbonisation challenge. It focuses on articles were requirements evolved or were added: long-term renovation strategies, financing of renovation, EPCs and building renovation passports, smart readiness indicator and how to calculate energy performance.