Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…
Morocco is leading the way in solar energy and benefiting from its most powerful natural resource while protecting the environment and creating jobs
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Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first around the world flight using nothing but the sun's energy.
The first round-the-world flight powered only by the sun has come full circle.
An aircraft – powered by solar energy – has left Egypt on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the world.
Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.
In the penultimate stage of an historic round-the-world tour, Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Cairo.
Solar Impulse 2, a plane powered purely by the sun's energy, is on the penultimate leg of its 16-month long journey, flying from Spain to Egypt.
A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
Solar Impulse 2 has landed in New York after crossing the United States in its historic bid to circle the globe.
Solar Impulse has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona after successfully completing the tenth leg of its record-breaking bid to circle the globe. The
Solar Impulse has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean to land at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. The aircraft, which is fuelled entirely
A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the planet took off on Thursday to continue its record-breaking journey. The Solar Impulse 2 will
Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more
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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
A Dutch startup has teamed up with a group of engineering students to develop a prototype for a new electric bike that charges itself using solar
A solar powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe has made a test flight over the US state of Hawaii. It’s getting ready to continue its
Can adjustable lighting in classrooms affect educational achievement? And what about schools that have no electricity at all? We explore the impact
Morocco has officially turned on a a gigantic solar power plant in the Sahara Desert. It is the first part of a planned project to provide renewable
Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The
From the Sun, the Moon and flames, to ultra-modern semiconductors, human history is inherently bound to light. In this special edition of Futuris, we
This is action from the world’s largest solar electric vehicle event in Australia, which race organisers are saying is the closest ever contested
China wants to become the world’s leading producer of solar energy and is investing massively in solar panels that now cover huge swathes of desert
Nine-year-old Kamogelo is one of many school children living in impoverished communities in South Africa affected by power cuts. But the creators of