Energy

Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
One of the hardest parts of cracking the renewable energy problem is storing power from wind and solar. One company thinks that old-fashioned train technology might be the solution.
Minnesota 2020
EDITOR'S PICK: Naysayers of global warming point to snowfall and cold weather as proof that climate change is merely a myth. However, there is a difference between the weather happening just outside our windows and the Earth’s climate—the pattern of... Read More
TVA wanting customers use less electricity
TVA wanting customers use less electricity
The energy efficient person, David Sparks, explains why TVA, an electric company wants the customers/ people to use less electricity to help the environment.
The CME building's quest for "Silver"
The CME building's quest for "Silver"
University of Mississippi
The Center for Manufacturing Excellence building at the University of Mississippi is powered by more than 400 solar panels that have been installed on the roof. The building was built to promote green energy and for educational purposes. The solar... Read More
Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing hosted in coordination with the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus on the best energy source of all: energy efficiency. There is no cheaper, cleaner energy than... Read More
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
A hydroelectrtic treasure trove might already exist right under our streets - that's the idea behind Lucid Energy.
Lucid Energy is a provider of renewable energy systems and a pioneer in the development of in-pipe hydropower with the LucidPipe Power System. Lucid Energy's patented LucidPipe™ Power System is a water-to-wire energy recovery solution that enables... Read More
The Pennsylvania State University
This is the first silicon-based optical fiber with solar cell characteristics A team of researchers is working on solar cell fabrics that could catch sunlight from various angles and one day power devices like smartphones. John Badding, a professor... Read More
This week we take a look at an idea for solar panels that can spray right onto your existing windows - turning your whole building into a solar array.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
We’re all fairly dependent on our smartphones. But what about smart lights? Check out streetlights that can tell you the weather or predict the next earthquake.

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