Renewable Energy

We're going to run out of any kind of fossil fuels, so we need to move on to a renewable source.

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.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT has partnered with Boston Medical Center and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation to construct a 60-megawatt solar farm on 650 acres of land in North Carolina.
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.
The George Washington University
Floating Farms is an innovative and sustainable idea from Forward Thinking Architecture in Barcelona that would bring food closer to the ever expanding urban populations while also creating more farming 'land' (a quickly dwindling resource) by... Read More
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.
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.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
A food factory in the UK is taking the term "plant power" to a new level: It runs on potatoes.
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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