Rosario is a river port and one of the largest cities in Argentina with a population of 948.312 inhabitants heading the Rosario Metropolitan Area. The predominant economic sector of Rosario is commerce and services and is also part of the productive heart of Argentina and constitutes a territory with extensive industrial and productive development. The main sources of energy used in the city are electricity and natural gas. 100% of the population of Rosario has access to Electricity. The combination of energies used in the city has recently been joined by specific initiatives of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal.
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development.
The 100% Renewables Cities and Regions Roadmap is implemented by ICLEI and funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI), which is implemented by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) in close cooperation with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) and the Federal Foreign Office (AA).