US community pioneers renewable power

A neighbourhood in Texas uses high levels of alternative energy and monitors its efficiency.

    Pecan Street, located in Austin, Texas, functions as a pioneering test ground for use of alternative energy and claims to be one of the most efficient grids in the world.  

    In the neighbourhood, solar production and electric consumption are measured and analysed, providing better insights on use of energy. 

    Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Austin. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.