The book aims to make the whole energy picture accessible to citizens, professionals, policy makers, development workers, teachers and students. This second edition includes extensive new and updated information as well as new chapters on energy planning for cities and on sustainable transport. It takes the reader from the big energy picture through energy planning and projects for cities, to energy choices for the home and energy efficient housing.

In this book you can find:
  • The global energy story
  • The South African energy story
  • Sustainable transport
  • Energy and local area development
  • Access to energy
  • Energy in the home
  • Making energy efficient housing
  • Working with people and energy
  • Energy planning for cities and towns
  • The book also provides useful contacts, readings and websites.

About the Author
Sarah Ward is an urban planner specialising in the field of sustainable energy. She is a founder and former director of Sustainable Energy Africa. She developed and co-ordinated the influential Sustainable Energy for Environment and Development (SEED) Programme and has been leader in establishing sustainable urban energy planning with cities and towns in South Africa.

For more information visit the SEA website where you can download an order form. Contact Sivuyile Maboda or Yachika Reddy at SEA for further information on the book.

About the Publisher
Sustainable Energy Africa promotes sustainable energy approaches and practices in the development of South Africa and Africa. They do this through research, capacity building, information dissemination, project implementation, lobbying and networking. SEA supports local government in developing sustainable energy plans for cities and manages the SEED Programme (Sustainable Energy for Environment and Development). SEED is a national capacity building and partnership programme working with cities and towns across South Africa.

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