Cities and Urbanization

Here’s how to build energy infrastructures fit for the future

Solar system installer Thomas Bywater adjusts new solar panels on the roof of a house in Sydney August 19, 2009.  REUTERS/Tim Wimborne    (AUSTRALIA ENVIRONMENT ENERGY) - GM1E58J163L01

Smart, local energy networks can optimize local electricity supplies in urban areas. Image: REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Cedrik Neike
Member of the Managing Board, Siemens
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