Energy

Fossil Free GW
Fossil Free GW
George Washington University
GW students are lobbying the university's board of trustees to stop investing its endowment in fossil fuel companies and reinvest in clean energy.

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.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
There is an upcoming trend in the San Francisco Bay Area, but it is not in the form of an app or a smartphone. Rather it is a more efficient way to use energy… specifically renewable energy.
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.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Roses are red, violets are blue, and a group of researchers in Sweden are figuring out how to use the former to make electricity for you.
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.
George Washington University
Kiran Bhatraju and Ryan Nesbitt created Arcadia Power two years ago. Their company has since grown exponentially and is powering the country with wind in all 50 states.

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