Energy

Bringing the light of solar weath to low income communities
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
It's possible to put the sun on the side of all Americans, and bringing solar to low-income communities could create lasting wealth.
Bill Woebkenberg: How Policy Affects the Biofuels Industry
Bill Woebkenberg: How Policy Affects the Biofuels Industry
Planet Forward
The 2014 EIA Conference addressed the state of energy in the US and foreign markets with policy analysis, projections and plenty of line graphs. We caught up with a few of the panelists to discuss a variety of topics.
Director, GW Office of Sustainability | Co-Director, SustainableGW
It's hard to get enough solar into a city using the available land - Meghan Chappel explains how working outside the city can make the difference.
A Big Deal for Solar in the District
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
GW's new solar power buy is a big deal with a big impact. Take a look at the numbers behind the biggest deal of its kind.
The George Washington University
Kathleen Merrigan explains how using solar in the city is helping open up new opportunities out on the farm.
Planet Forward
How do you get solar in a city? You build in the country, in a move that could become a trend for urban campuses.
Passive solar in summer
Passive solar in summer
Sustainable Architecture
Passive solar building design works year round to save on utilities. It is a cost-effective way to take a home or building 50% or more off the grid, thus making the addition oif PVs a much more affordable option for going completely off the grid.... Read More
Planet Forward
Lack of charging infrastructure has always been one of the big problems with electric vehicles, but a new patnership between Chargepoint and Cadillac may help change that.
The Pennsylvania State University
Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom-up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, who also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics... Read More
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
George Washington University
Solar can be hard to set up for one person alone, but DC residents are involving the whole community in light of falling prices and tax incentives.

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