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Documentary photographer Peter DiCampo captures how lack of electricity impacts life in rural places of Kurdistan, Ghana, and Nepal.

Philips’ latest Solar Gen2 innovation is developed together with NXP Semiconductors N.V. and presents a total solution for highly sustainable and...

In a village on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines, a 42-year-old farmer named Susana used to contend with bats that would eat the fruits right...

The battery is a critical component of all solar products. Some battery types have a shorter life than others, but even good batteries’ life span...

A Story from Mozambique

Many Micro Finance Institutes (MFI) today finance solar energy projects. These are mostly small, solar-powered lamps, for which MFI customers receive...
As everywhere in Africa, the illiteracy rate in Ethiopia is much higher for women (75%) than for men (47%). Gebeyanesh Nadew, chairwoman of the...

On-grid solar energy struggled for many years with the image of being too expensive and not powerful enough. Only recently has the realization become...

31.07.2011 , Christian Schmidt

Five watts are enough - Solar laptops

The new generation of solar-capable laptops and desktop computers require barely more energy than a flashlight. That is quite convincing, but...

31.07.2011 , York Ditfurth

When breathing becomes deadly

They are sold a million times over. They break down a million times over. They endanger people, animals, and the environment a million times over:...