MAIN GOALS - GENERAL ACTIVITIES - FIELD OF EXPERTISES
The association combines the Swiss 2000-Watt-Site Label with the Indian Guidelines for Smart Cities with the aim to foster carbon neutral smart urban environments.
The association may partner with strategic, technical and financial parties to further its purpose.
The association seeks cooperation with Indian states and cities that are on their way to becoming Smart Cities and are willing to go the extra mile to carbon neutrality.
The association intends to take the label "2000Watt" to other emerging countries by 2022.
ACTIVITY RELATED TO LOW GHG AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND RESILIENT BUILDINGS
The 2000-Watt Society is a vision for a liveable future. People in such a society care and stand up for a high quality of life that meets the goals of sustainability. They appreciate the resources the earth provides, use them sensibly and share them equally around the globe. People in a 2000-Watt Society know that quality of life is not inextricably tied to a constantly higher material standard of living.
The 2000-Watt Society represents a sustainable and socially just society. For every person on earth, 2000 watts of continuous power (primary energy) are available. This is enough to ensure prosperity and a high quality of life. Today, the primary energy consumption per capita worldwide is on average 2500 watts – with enormous country-specific differences. At present, each Swiss inhabitant uses about 4700 watts. The CO2 emissions caused by this level of energy consumption must not exceed 1 tonne per person per year.
Thus drastic climate change can be actively counteracted. The goals of the 2000-Watt Society are scheduled to be met between the years 2050-2100.
The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) under Government of Maharashtra signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with 2000Watt Smart City Association (2000WSCA) for development of carbon-neutral, smart townships in Pune.