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100% Renewable Energy - and Beyond - for Cities

This booklet sketches out the options and the processes that have started to transform urban energy systems. The document promotes carbon neutrality for communities and cities and argues that even the largest cities can make this transition, drawing on renewable energy supplies from within their boundaries, as well as from farther away. In addition to assuring urban energy security, these developments can also stimulate the growth of a very large new green economy sector.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-06-01 16:55:00
Description This booklet sketches out the options and the processes that have started to transform urban energy systems. The document promotes carbon neutrality for communities and cities and argues that even the largest cities can make this transition, drawing on renewable energy supplies from within their boundaries, as well as from farther away. In addition to assuring urban energy security, these developments can also stimulate the growth of a very large new green economy sector.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Renewable energy, Sustainability, Cities, Urban development, Efficiency, Energy generation, Global trade dependence, Development, Energy, Carbon sinks
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-06-01 16:41:05
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-01 16:55:00
Creator Droege, Peter
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-06-01 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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