• Sustainable Energy

Sustainable Energy

Cities are concentrated nodes of people, economic activity and energy use, and need reliable, affordable and environmentally friendly energy to function. However, high-energy consumption patterns, increasing energy prices and environmental degradation associated with fossil fuels make them vulnerable and inefficient.

Cities can change this situation – and be major drivers in changing South Africa’s energy profile, by influencing legislation and regulations relating to urban form, energy efficiency standards, public transport, energy distribution and tariffs.