On the River Lubilia in western Uganda, a power station is being built to be fuelled by the force of the water flow. But providing clean energy for the country also means locals are forced to relocate.
Germany's president has presented this year's Future Prize to the inventors of a new medicine against a herpes virus. Other teams nominated came from the fields of mechanical engineering and chemistry.
An oil crunch is looming on the horizon in the absence of government intervention and unprecedented output increases, the IEA said. One scenario anticipates peak oil in 2040.
Power shortages are stalling African development. Private sector green power providers say renewables could close the energy gap – but better market conditions are essential.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
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