An aerial view shows part of the Hellenikon Olympic Complex built on the site of the former Athens international airport at Hellenikon for the 2004 Olympics. Greece and Qatar have reached a deal under which Qatar would invest mainly in the Greek tourism and renewable energy sectors.
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GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND: Samso island now produces more renewable energy than it uses
Photographs for TIME by Matthew Mahon
Community-college students Fred Boncy, left, Keith Grosskopf and Alina Poulsen assemble a wind turbine in Austin, where renewable-energy firms are hiring.