As developing countries grow, so does their need for energy. But satisfying that need with renewable energy alone is tough. The energy sector belongs to major corporations, so it’s hard for startups and small companies to get a foot in the door.
With Germany's political mainstream under fire, coal is becoming a hot-button issue in the East. Regional leaders say that unless they get billions in extra funds, the far right will exploit changes in energy policy.
Saving lives, helping those with disabilities and fighting climate change — those are some of the reasons why an organization of rabbis is honoring tech startups which they believe are helping to make a better world.
Belgium is slowly phasing out its aging nuclear energy infrastructure. But looming winter weather, limited renewable options and a poorly connected electricity network have left the country at risk of blackouts.
Bioenergy is predicted to lead the growth of all renewables in the next five years, a new report by the International Energy Agency shows. But its impact could be even higher without current barriers to deployment.
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