A German firm has developed a solar array and mini power plant that folds up into a container, and could allow African villages to take care of their own electricity needs.
A coal-fired power plant in Eastern Germany is making its very own contribution to the country's energy transition toward more renewables. Its BigBattery project will help balance fluctuations in electricity generation.
Nairobi's reliance on motorcycles is hindering efforts to reduce carbon emissions, as manufacturers struggle to adapt to clean energy technology. But a new solar-powered three-wheeler could help clean up the city's act.
On this week's eco@africa, we see the work of wastepickers in Nairobi, explore declining seagrass in Germany, and meet the snake handlers of Zimbabwe.
Building a completely solar-powered town is a challenge, even in very sunny Florida. And not just for technical reasons. Getting average buyers to go green sometimes means having to compromise.
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