A German firm has developed a solar array and mini power plant that folds up into a container, and could allow African villages to take care of their own electricity needs.
Investment in renewable energy continues to grow at a record pace as countries look to move away from fossil fuel-based power production to eco-friendly generation. Over half of world's new solar capacity is in China.
Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated the role of nuclear. Critics say that's a political choice.
The United States, the European Union and India are all slapping tariffs on Chinese solar panels, accusing Beijing of dumping. Does this trade war risk killing the nascent solar power industry?
Oil has fed Dubai's explosion into one of the most conspicuously wealthy cities in the world. Now, it says it wants to cut emissions – but can it source enough water without fossil-fueled desalination?
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