What is the abatement potential of South African Cities to meet national targets?
New research conducted by Sustainable Energy Africa confirms that cities hold substantial power and opportunity to transform the energy profile of the country.
South Africa continues to experience rapid urbanisation, with approximately 64% of the country urbanised. Cities play a fundamental role in terms of population, economic growth, energy and other resource consumption patterns. If planned and governed well, cities can be a source of employment, poverty alleviation, a better life for its citizens and offer the potential to significantly transform the emissions profile of country.
Sustainable Energy Africa has undertaken research to determine the abatement potential of cities. Read the summary and technical report.