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The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European
The first round-the-world flight powered only by the sun has come full circle.
The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…
A pioneer in the production of wind power, Denmark draws more than 40 percent of its energy from turbines, and the aim is to reach 50% by…
Portugal has become the first EU country in the modern era to reach a major clean energy milestone – powering its electricity needs from 100 percent renewable sources over several…
Carbon emissions increased in the EU last year, new data published just months after the COP21 climate deal has revealed. Green campaigners say it is
Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more
Funny car, isn´t it? Its solar cells not only feed its two electric motors… … but also its kitchen. This prototype has been designed by
A UK company says it has developed what could be a game-changer in drone tech. While it may not appear different from commercially-available UAVs
Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the
Germany's E.ON has posted a record loss again hammered by a surge in renewable energy, plunging wholesale electricity prices and the country's plans to abandon nuclear power.
Winds are stronger and more reliable high in the sky. If only we could use that source of alternative energy! In this story, we're joining an international team of scientists testing a flying energy g
This is a new way to produce clean energy It’s based on a phenomenon known as the Magnus effect Helium makes this balloon lighter than
In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of
In this edition of Business Planet, we visit the Onassis Foundation in Athens to find out how we can transform waste into raw materials. This concept
A beautiful stretch of coastline in Swansea, southern Wales will soon be home to an energy-generating lagoon. Work is expected to begin in early 2017
Appearances can be deceptive. That’s certainly the case with a regular looking building in Stuttgart. Sight of the solar photovoltaic-thermal panel
The COP21 climate summit is now fully underway: the delegations from 195 countries represented here are meeting face to face, they’re taking
Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The
How can we recycle CO2, harness wind in urban areas and fly with the help of helium? Discover three European projects who are tackling climate change head-on.
When US President Barack Obama travels to Paris for the global conference on climate change later this month, he does it with his head very high
Just over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden, lies Hallbarheten in the Swedish town of Malmö. What could be mistaken for a residential
Harnessing the power of the wind is not pollution-free. Noise is one of the main complaints for onshore turbines. At this windfarm near the Spanish
European research project in Ireland offers promise of an alternative energy source from non-native myscanthus grass cultivated along riverbanks
Is grass growing at poor, unproductive wastelands our final weapon against climate change? This crop researcher from Ireland answers in quite an
The European Commission has finalised an investment plan aimed at kick-starting economic investment across the European Union. Wednesday’s (July 22)
The G7 members have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the year 2100, according to proposals outlined in June 2015. They share this goal
The single-seat aircraft Solar Impulse, whose sister plane Solar Impulse 2 has now set off to circle the globe, originally left the ground, about one