The Desertec Foundation is working to tap the world’s empty spaces for clean, renewable power.
Xtreme Power is installing nearly 29,000 batteries at the Notrees Wind Farm in Texas to store power when the wind blows and deliver it when it slows.
Itaipu dam powers all of Paraguay and 20 percent of Brazil.
A project called Community, Energy, and Technology in the Middle East has built solar panels and wind turbines for isolated West Bank settlements, providing electricity to some 2,000 Palestinians.
A research center in Spain is perfecting technology to strip CO2 from powerplant emissions and store it deep underground.
Mongolia has massive coal reserves, but that hasn't stopped the country from taking advantage of vast renewable resources.
Makani Power is building a kite that can turn wind into power more efficiently than standard wind turbines.
Congo Star Safaris uses Kiubu falls to power a remote lodge in in one of Africa's most undeveloped countries.
Twenty Nissan Leaf electric taxis now ply the streets of Mexico's capital, with eighty more planned to start operating by the end of the year.
The Aspern Lakeside Development will include Austria's largest geothermal plant and Vienna's first energy-producing building.