Germany breaks a daily record for renewable energy, generating 85% of its power from renewable sources on April 30.
Showcasing the power of human collaboration at an international level, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands hope to work together to build an Island Hub to help harness offshore wind power.
Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing.
Three of Germany’s leftist political parties – the Social Democrats, the Greens, and the Left – hope to form a coalition opposing Chancellor Merkel centered around the issue of income inequality.
French company Alstom unveiled the first-ever passenger train powered completely by hydrogen at this week’s Berlin InnoTrans trade show.