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Local officials need to focus on cleaner cooking fuel, solar energy and efficiency codes, says new report.
Carey L. Biron September 7, 2017

The Indian government has developed master plans for increasing reliance on solar energy in 46 cities, including Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the Economic Times reports.


August 26, 2015

The upcoming host of the Summer Olympics plans to showcase its long jump toward solar, hydro and fuel cells at the games, Renewable Energy World reports. 

August 7, 2015
Mayors from around the world are gathering this week at the Vatican, which has quietly put together a record of urban innovation both inside its walls and across Rome.
Simone d'Antonio July 21, 2015

The Canadian city is one of dozens worldwide that have pledged to completely eliminate fossil fuels, EarthTechling reports. 

April 28, 2015

A Stanford University study highlights the untapped energy potential of rooftops and vacant lots, Climate Central reports. 

March 25, 2015

Two Egyptian banks are offering low-interest loans designed to encourage Cairo residents to purchase solar panels for their rooftops, Green Prophet reports. 

February 12, 2015

The city of 40,000 relies on a combination of hydropower, biomass and wind to produce its electricity, the PBS NewsHour reports. 

February 9, 2015

A French company has designed a wind turbine that resembles a tree so it can blend easily into urban landscapes, EarthTechling reports.

January 15, 2015

The Indian government sees opportunities for improving 300 cities by having them adopt Surat’s successful energy, waste, water and e-government policies, the Times of India reports. 

December 15, 2014

The global ICLEI network is spearheading a new program to help East Asian cities wean themselves from fossil fuels by 2030.

November 20, 2014

Capturing wind power is integral to Copenhagen’s goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2025, Newsweek reports. 

August 8, 2014

Delhi will be the first of several Indian cities to replicate a rooftop solar panel program adopted by the state of Gujarat, Clean Technica reports. 

July 30, 2014

Johannesburg, Gothenburg and Toronto issue green bonds to finance a range of environmentally friendly projects, according to the Sustainable Cities Collective.

June 25, 2014

Miloš founded a company that is turning charging cell phones into a social activity. 

June 10, 2014

“Silicon Park” would dovetail with the city’s wider “smart city” vision, according to the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.

March 24, 2014

Participating cities will receive financial and technical assistance toward the goal of reducing use of conventional energy sources by 10 percent in five years.

December 24, 2013

According to The Guardian, the new high-tech outdoor umbrellas generate heat and absorb cigarette fumes.

December 19, 2013

New research finds that huge numbers of offshore wind turbines would have cut wind speeds and storm surge during Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, reports Climate Central.

December 17, 2013

The solar installation at Freshkills Park will increase New York City’s renewable energy capacity by 50 percent.

December 10, 2013

Plans to tap wind, solar, biomass for electricity by 2030

November 18, 2013
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