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Remote but Connected: Two Australian Communities go Solar

In two remote communities in Western Australia, Horizon Power decided not to invest in upgrading diesel power stations, but instead to embark on an energy journey to bring solar to a remote, diesel-based grid.

Communities Taking Center Stage Today at COP21

The Climate Summit for Local Leaders—hosted by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change—is the largest-ever convening of mayors, governors, and local leaders focused on fighting climate change.

Building Efficiency Crucial to COP21 Commitments

At COP21 in Paris, countries are gathering with the aim of achieving a universal agreement on climate that can keep global warming below the critical 2°C level. Of the many areas of opportunity to drive change, the role of buildings is pivotal.