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.
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.
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
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.
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