Renewable Energy

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

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.
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.
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
George Washington University
Renewables could be huge - but they have to be cost effective first. Could solar save you money?
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
AVD Fellow - David E. Shi Center
From the sun to people exercising in the gym, Furman is capturing energy from any source they can.
Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
How do you get solar power into low-income communities? These experts from the 2014 Solar Symposium have some ideas.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Solar power is booming, but those that can benefit the most have trouble accessing it. The 2014 Solar Symposium aimed to do something about that. Here's what you should know.
Planet Forward
One low-income community in DC is bringing the light of the sun in to help pay their utility bills.
A solar boom - but not for all
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Residential solar installs are booming as prices drop, but that boom hasn't yet reached those that would benefit from it the most.
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.

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