The Global Urbanist

News and analysis of cities around the world


The self-powered city and a new era of energy innovation

Part of a four-part special on the future of cities, the Scientific American looks at the successes of energy and waste recycling systems in Stockholm. Distributed energy, it argues, will put power generation in the hands of a greater number of professionals, spurring a new wave of innovation in energy management, just as the desktop computer did for information technology.

Cities: Stockholm

Topics: Water, waste and sanitation, Sustainability


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