Some areas of Chile are among the sunniest places on the planet. That makes it a perfect location for large-scale solar arrays like the gigantic Quilapilun plant, 40 kilometers outside Santiago. It launched operations on Wednesday.
Solar electricity has fallen in cost faster than predicted. Within a decade, it will be cheaper to shut down existing coal-fired plants and build new solar plants in their place, experts say.
Solar power container brings economic opportunities and reasons to stay to a remote Malian village.
As droughts and rising temperatures hit food producers in Chile, some small and medium businesses are switching to renewable power and learning about energy efficiency.
Poland's biggest coal producer won't restructure its mines or cut salaries as planned. After expectations of a historic decision for the ailing industry, the government opted to avoid a confrontation with the unions.
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