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Solar & Alternative Energy

Freiburg builds a low-carbon future

Financial Times
06 November 2009

Freiburg, a picturesque gateway to the Black Forest, has transformed itself into a beacon of energy efficiency. Ever since the city went on an energy diet in the 1970s, its buildings have managed to far exceed the German government's al­ready ambitious standards.

The city reduced emissions nearly 14 per cent between 1992 and 2007, despite a 10 per cent rise in population.

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