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why solar power is important for developing smart cities?

Growing urbanization has meant the inrush of a larger population into cities, a massive increase in the demand for resources such as electricity, water, and thereby, an irrevocable strain on them. The multiple links discuss the integration of solar energy for electricity production in smart cities.

Smart cities: redefining urban energy - Power Technology

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Role of Solar Energy in developing Smart Cities in India | Green World Investor

In January 2016, the Indian government announced a list of 20 cities to be developed into smart cities in India. Today’s era comprises of everything that is smart – be it smartphones, smart people or the concept of smart city. Basically a smart city is an advanced urban city/ town that has well connected infrastructure and communications through data centres and automated networks. India is expecting to develop 98 such cities in all. These cities will become a model township for a sustainable and ultra-modern lifestyle.

Renewable Energy in Smart Cities – An insight to the development

Renewable energy is available in the form of geothermal energy, wind energy, solar energy, biomass energy and tidal energy

Importance of Solar Energy And Green Housing In Smart Cities

The Solar Park Scheme will benefit developers through provision of incentives in the form of allocation of land, transmission and evacuation lines, access roads, availability of water, etc.

Solar Energy Plays a Significant Role in Creating Smart Cities

Cities are where the lives are and where the development is. Solar Energy can play a vital role in the development of cities, where Smart city can adopt the green Energy.

Alternative energy solutions for smart cities

The vision of a modern India encapsulates the concept of 'smart cities' to address the phenomenally rapid urbanization of our nation. The government has announced plans to create a hundred smart cities to meet the challenge of the future, as it has been estimated that by 2050 India's urban communities are expected to rise to a humongous 50 per cent of the population. Importantly, about 66 per cent of the world's population would then be living in urban areas. Cities worldwide would consume two-thirds of global energy and contribute up to 80 per cent of global greenhouse gas emission. At present, about 300 million of our countrymen live sans electricity. Therefore, we have a long way to go as far as our endeavours to give basic necessities and quality of life to citizens are concerned. This, indeed, is a wake-up call.

Solar Power: The Future for Smart Cities | Electrical & Power Review

This is the era which encompasses everything that is smart – whether they are smartphones, smart people or ‘smart city’. A Smart City is an advanced urban city