Germany and France want to work together to meet renewable energy targets. Renewable-energy offices for German-french cooperation help coordinate their programs.
Swiss citizens are voting in a referendum to determine whether their country shuts down its nuclear power plants by 2029. Opponents argue the country isn't ready for an end to nuclear power.
In August, thousands of activists will take part in anti-coal demonstrations in western Germany, as mines and plants continue to operate and expand. DW looks at the impact of coal mining on people and nature there.
Germany's largest energy provider, Eon, has reported a rise in operating profit in the first quarter of its business year. But the good news for the company was only due to a one-off effect from its deals with Gazprom.
President Jacob Zuma's recent cabinet reshuffle didn't just send the markets into a tailspin. It also removed key political figures from government who are opposed to proposals to build more nuclear reactors.
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