URBAN PLANNING AND MOBILITY

 Both urban planning and mobility practices in municipalities are critical for energy efficient, low carbon futures. Sensible spatial planning is a precondition for sustainable transport, while placing appropriate conditions on building developments can support energy efficiency greatly.

Urban Planning and Mobility

Both urban planning and mobility practices in municipalities are critical for energy efficient, low carbon futures. Sensible spatial planning is a precondition for sustainable transport, while placing appropriate conditions on building developments can support energy efficiency greatly.

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Sustainable energy solutions for South African local government: sustainable transport

This chapter forms part of the third iteration of a practical how-to handbook for local municipalities on the roll-out of sustainable energy measures. Section 1 focuses on governance and legislation (e.g. mandates, green procurement, institutionalising of sustainable energy concerns, etc.); section 2 on municipal sustainable energy initiatives (e.g. solar water heating, efficient buildings, sustainable transport, etc.); and section 3 on macro developments (e.g. smart grids, concentrated solar, ocean energy, etc.). (SEA, 2017)

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State of Energy in South African Cities 2015

This report examines the sustainable energy development path of 18 key cities in South Africa. For the first time, data from over a decade provides the opportunity to track changes and identify possible trends emerging in the sustainable development of cites, particularly the metros (SEA, 2015).

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