The sun provides free energy for the taking. To what extent is this being used?
Solar power comes typically in the form of photovoltaic or concentrated solar. It's big business - that can help save our climate. Browse DW content on solar energy below.
Climate protection is on the agenda at talks in Bonn. But back home, who's really taking action? We visit a budding environmental movement in Poland's coal heartland and find out how an oil pipeline has pitched environmentalists against the Canadian president. Plus, solar power in Kenya and a cool solution to LA's urban heat problem.
Japan’s newest solar power plant floats in the middle of a reservoir. The operator claims it is the biggest solar power plant on water in Japan. The solar array, should produce enough electricity to power around 5,000 households in one year.
Is India's economic future written in the stars? It might be written in one star in particular-- the sun-- at least if you ask Indian PM Modi. He opened a new solar plant with his french counterpart Macron today. It's part of India's push to lower its carbon footprint while its power hungry economy continues to expand.