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EDF smart cities: a holistic systems approach to urban sustainability challenges


French giant EDF's sustainable cities initiative led by Pascal Terrien is global in nature and seeks to define the ideal role of a utility in urban environments where 75% of the world’s population will reside by 2050. Click to read our Q&A with Terrien, one of Europe's leading experts on energy efficiency and sustainability.

The massive efficiency opportunity under your feet (Hint: heat pumps are hot again)


What are the most overlooked energy efficiency opportunities today? We’d put heat pumps on the list -- and apparently we're not alone. Learn why Navigant Research thinks the heat pump market will almost triple in the next few years.