A structured and self-financed plan to reduce City Energy. Every country, city, town and factory should have a specific energy budget. That budget would not be set by politicians but by independent elected or appointed energy governors similar to a Central Bank Governor - which will be transcended to every home, commercial building, factory and transportation body.
The ‘Energy Budget’ proposes to reward efficiency by providing lower rates and penalise inefficiency with higher rates, the author insists. He stresses that under his plan, this wouldn’t be a revenue generator, but the whole population would benefit as the penalties would be used as a self-financing mechanism by each country or city to finance district energy in existing buildings and factories and fund research into the use of renewables, hydrogen and bio fuels.
George Berbari, DC PRO Engineering#ConferenceProceeding#CoolingConference#2018#DistrictEnergyinCities#BusinessModelsandFinancing