The tower crane is celebrating its 100th birthday. The first one was built with the help of the company Wolffkran from southern Germany.
Some scientists say wind turbine areas are like artificial reefs, creating sanctuaries for marine life. But plenty of questions regarding their environmental impact remain.
The Netherlands has opened the world's second largest offshore wind farm, with 150 turbines spinning in action in the North Sea, substantially reducing the country's carbon footprint and enhancing its energy security.
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.
Europe's fourth-biggest greenhouse gas polluter has given a boost to offshore wind power plans in the Baltic Sea. After its pro-coal rhetoric tarnished the Polish government's good name, Warsaw is looking to green up.
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