Energy

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.
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.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
What an incredibly strong and flexible material, a fraction of the weight of steel, and can be created by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?
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?
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
As the solar industry grows, scientists and businesses have been thinking up new ways to reduce cost, increase efficiency, improve aesthetics and create options for off-grid solar.
MEANS Database/American University
The ongoing existence of food insecurity coupled with the emerging threat of climate change demands better use of existing food resources. As agricultural production grows more difficult in environments challenged by shifting temperature and weather... Read More
Video by Anahi Ruiz and Lauren Pollack
Video by Anahi Ruiz and Lauren Pollack
The George Washington Universtiy
Natural gas is huge right now, but it's meant to be a bridge fuel to renewables, not a total solution to our energy needs.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Ethiopia doesn’t get the play it deserves on western media outlets. It’s the cradle of humanity—with “Lucy,” our famous hominid ancestor, once calling the area her home. Its Christian lineage dates all the way back to the first century AD, well... Read More
The Pennsylvania State University
An efficient method to harvest low-grade waste heat as electricity may be possible using reversible ammonia batteries, according to Penn State engineers.
The Pennsylvania State University
A new route to making graphene has been discovered that could make the 21st century's wonder material easier to ramp up to industrial scale. Graphene -- a tightly bound single layer of carbon atoms with super strength and the ability to conduct heat... Read More

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