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How this Turkish city is transforming its energy supply
The Antalya region accounts for one fifth of Turkish fruit and vegetable exports and is being reinvigorated by solar power.
Solar panels made mandatory on almost all new homes in Tokyo
Tokyo lags in its uptake of renewable energy. Just four per cent of buildings with the capacity for solar panels currently have them - but a new rule is about to change this.
Why scientists say the energy transition is going to save us money
According to new research, transitioning to wind and solar power will save the world trillions of euros.
Green energy: Scientists generate electricity from a plant
Scientists have successfully used a succulent plant to create a living ‘bio-solar cell’ that runs on photosynthesis.
Raising the EU’s ‘outdated’ renewables target by 5% would save €200bn
Energy ministers are voting next week on whether to raise targets from 40 to 45 per cent by 2050, a move which experts say would have a huge impact.
Valencia uses lampposts to charge electric cars
Valencia is one of 100 European cities aiming to become carbon neutral by 2030.
This flexible solar cell can power your headphones and other devices
The Swedish-invented solar tech allows users to power their devices with any form of light source, outdoor or indoor, natural or artificial.
Hydroponics: Inside the refugee camp growing veg without soil
The new technique may prove to be a "climate change buster" in rural and semi-urban areas in Zimbabwe and beyond. Here's how it works.
Renewable energy set to overtake coal in the US for the first time
More than a fifth of all energy in the US will come from hydropower, wind and solar this year, but it still has a long way to go before hitting its climate targets.
This floating solar farm chases the sun to absorb more energy
It is the first floating solar farm in the world to use the technology.
Your windows may soon produce power thanks to transparent solar panels
Scientists in Switzerland have designed transparent solar panels that could make windows generate electricity.
Which European countries are leading on solar power?
Solar isn’t just for green fields. From roads to railways and reservoirs, here’s how Europe’s energy landscape is changing for the better.
India's first solar village is lighting up lives of its residents
More than 1,300 solar panels have been installed on homes and government buildings to power the village of Modhera.
Which four EU countries are aiming for 100% clean power by 2030?
The EU as a whole is aiming for 82 per cent clean power by the end of the decade but some member states are looking to go one step further.
Out of this world: Floating solar farm could power a million homes
As Europe struggles through the energy crisis, some scientists are looking to space.
Why has the UK imposed a ‘de facto windfall tax’ on renewable energy?
The UK government has imposed a price cap on low-carbon electricity generators. Greenpeace has accused it of ‘double standards’.
Good news for Greece as renewables fully power country for first time
Solar, wind and hydro made up almost 50% of the nation’s power mix in the eight months to August this year.
Renewables meet 100% of the rise in global electricity demand
Solar and wind power alone met a majority of the increase in demand.
Is solar energy a solution to power cuts in Gaza?
Businesses and households in the blockaded Palestinian enclave are turning to solar panels to keep the lights on, and it’s helping cut their energy bills.
This famous football club has saved €400,000 from its solar roof
The Turkish titan won a Guinness World Record after installing thousands of solar panels on its stadium roof, and is now reaping the rewards.