DW spoke to Frauke Thies of Solar Power Europe at Intersolar Europe, the world's leading solar exhibition, to see how much progress solar has made in the past years and where we are headed in the future.
A floating photovoltaic power plant at the Kruonis hydroelectric facility in Lithuania is the first of its kind in the Baltic region. The market is growing worldwide, and smaller countries like Lithuania can benefit.
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.
With polluted air and a coal-hungry economy, India is using the UN climate conference to show the world it can continue rapid development without fossil fuels. But the South Asian country still runs on dirty energy.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables. But can it make cycling cool?
On this week's Eco Africa: Kenyan owls, urban farming and merry-go-rounds that help kids get their homework done
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