Last year, the renewables sector met a higher percentage of Germany’s energy needs than the conventional-energy sector.
Critics say Merkel's last government failed to deliver on the energy transition. Can her next do better? The Greens will likely be part of the coalition - but so will the pro-business FDP. Environmentalists are worried.
The Vjosa in southern Albania is the last free-flowing river in Europe and is crucial to thousands of livelihoods. But the Balkan frenzy over hydropower threatens the future of the entire valley.
Morocco, host of the 2016 climate conference, intends to cover more than half of its electricity needs from renewables by 2030. In addition to massive installations, hundreds of mosques will also generate solar energy.
How to make a successful transition from old energy systems to new, sustainable ones? Lessons from Denmark and Germany - seen as global pioneers of the energy transition - suggest the role of ordinary citizens is key.
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