Large Scale Energy Projects That Are Powering Cities

As the population grows, energy is becoming a more pressing concern around the globe. Add to that all the electronic devices that power our workforce and homes, and the need for improved energy efficiency is all too clear. It’s an issue that’s at the forefront for many city government officials. We recently reported on a conference held by the Smart Cities Council , which highlighted the greatest challenges that cities are facing and how city sustainability is being improved. The general consensus of the conference was that meeting energy demands is a big problem that’s going to require large-scale energy projects to solve. The City Energy Project At the beginning of 2014, Chicago and nine other cities joined together in the Natural Resources Defense Council’s City Energy Project. This initiative is aimed at improving energy efficiency in large buildings to help reduce the...

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