Just about five years ago when I started as CEO at RWE and later Innogy, the annual photo-voltaic installations in Germany began climbing. For a number of years, we saw a growth of seven ...
Global efforts to promote clean energy have turned a corner. But even with this success, the world is in for a lot of global warming.
The unprecedented scale of changes taking place in global energy requires a transformational response from companies as well as countries.
A radical shift is taking place in the way we source and consume energy. What can countries do to ensure they emerge as the winners of this transition?
Now in its fifth year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) ranks the performance of countries’ energy systems, as well as looking at trends in t...
Tesla's solar farm will power the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Chemists have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide—a carbon-neutral fuel source.
The clean, distributed energy revolution is here. And it will be driven by a vast scale-up of energy storage and distributed solar.
This 3D world map shows how weather patterns move air pollution across the globe.
One of the US's largest coal power plants is closing 25 years early.
China may be largest producer of solar energy in the world, but neighbouring India is no less ambitious when it comes to renewable energy. Expected to become the world’s third biggest sol...
For the first time on a North American power grid, wind power has provided more than 50% of electricity demand.
A team of researchers have developed a material that can harvest energy from the sun, heat and movement simultaneously.
These 12 cities around the world are starting to go car-free.
The best and worst countries in the world when it comes to air pollution and electricity use.