Limitless, clean, cheap energy - that's been a dream of scientists for decades. Now the Wendelstein 7-X, a test fusion reactor in Germany will super-heat hydrogen atoms to set off a reaction similar to that which happens on the surface of the sun.
For two years, German and Namibian officials have been negotiating how to reappraise the colonial-era genocide. A Namibian politician has now claimed Berlin is changing its position on key issues.
In Morocco, a big new solar-powered plant for turning seawater into drinking water is being built. Is the business case for renewable-energy-powered desalination technology becoming strong enough to unleash a boom?
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a new UN report.
Digitalization is spurring on Germany's switch to renewables and away from nuclear. Power-generating homes, smart grids and new forms of clean energy storage are enabling Germans to go even greener.
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