Morocco is considered a the hope of the future by some in the solar energy industry, but the region also poses some technical difficulties.
Global investment in solar energy is on the rise. In 2014, sales of solar panels increased by 20 percent. Although German solar producers are struggling with Asian competitors, they remain optimistic.
The age of mobile phones has made London's iconic, red phone boxes redundant. Solar power might lead to their great revival.
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For the first time in years, CO2 emissions in Germany are on the decline again. The increased use of renewable energy and a focus on energy efficiency have also brought lower electricity prices.
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