Energy

The George Washington University
Rethink about the unnecessarily wasted energy the next time you do laundry. 
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
George Washington University
Walking has never been a better option. Cities around the world have started to harness the power of pedestrian footsteps to light city sidewalks.

A tour of the Tesla Gigafactory during construction in February 2016 shows off its massive interior. (Steve Jurvetson/Creative Commons)

George Washington University
Construction of the Tesla Gigafactory began in Reno, Nevada, in 2014 with the mission of generating greater outputs of lithium ion batteries to keep up with the increasing demand of electric cars in the global market.

 (Sam Bradway/Planet Forward)

Middlebury College
Ruby Woodside, a fellow at Second Nature, discusses what carbon neutrality will look like in the coming year, now that several major institutions have gone entirely Carbon Neutral.
Concentrating Photovoltaics
Concentrating Photovoltaics
The Pennsylvania State University
Ultra-high efficiency solar cells similar to those used in space may now be possible on your rooftop thanks to a new microscale solar concentration technology developed by an international team of researchers.
The George Washington University
To tell my story, I decided to write several Cinquain formatted poems and string them together. The finished poem tells the story of a hurting world in which the solution is around every corner, but no one seems to realize it.

Turn off the lights and open up the curtains to save on energy. (Nieuw/Creative Commons)

The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Develop the habit of being energy conscious. This benefits both the environment and your wallet.
Sewanee: University of the South
What may be the cleanest and most effective way to heat cities is something you've probably never heard of: a process called district heating, or DH.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Lack of electricity removes people from the modern economy. Now, some small-scale companies are exploring options to bring electricity to remote locations.
Sewanee: University of the South
A lack of diversity in energy sources in the 1970s pushed Denmark to explore other energy options. What can the U.S. learn from their efforts?

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