Frontier Markets (night shot)/Power for All Progress is being made in closing energy access gaps in Africa and Asia. A big reason is falling renewable energy costs, which have made home solar…

Rebekah Shirley |

The Asia-Pacific region, comprised of 58 economies, is geographically expansive and a picture of diversity. The trends for sustainable energy in Asia-Pacific, which mirror the region’s economic…

Sharmila Bellur |

Electric cars are so popular in the Netherlands that it would not be uncommon, say, for a Tesla to roll up as a taxi outside Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. And it is not tough to find charging…

Qiyang Xu, Jie Li |

LED street lighting in a municipal park. © Orion Trail / Thinkstock Photos. Further permission required for reuse. Each city is unique, defined not only by the individuals who call it home but…

Jie Li, Pedzi Makumbe |

[[tweetable]]Over the past few years, China saw more investment and installation in renewable energy than any other country in the world[[/tweetable]]. In fact, in the period between 2010 and 2015…

Yao Zhao |

Just months after a historic climate conference in Paris, I can’t help but marvel at how far the world has progressed in the uptake of renewable energy. Take solar power, for example. What used to…

Peter Mockel |

Imagine for a moment that the most advanced spaceship visited Earth in full view of the planet’s inhabitants.  From this spaceship, a humanoid life form named Klaatu emerges, followed shortly…

Sameh Mobarek |

Riddle us this. In what country are... 450 million ceiling fans already in use, 40 million new ones sold every year? 350 million fluorescent tube lights already in use, 10 million new sold every…

Ashok Sarkar, Amit Jain |

Also available in: Arabic | Spanish Wamayo’s solar lantern has helped her tailoring business grow. This number cannot be emphasized enough – more than 1 billion people around the world live…

Carolyn Lucey |