Renewable Energy

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

A Big Deal for Solar in the District
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
GW's new solar power buy is a big deal with a big impact. Take a look at the numbers behind the biggest deal of its kind.
George Washington University
GW is showing how a dense urban campus can go solar in a big way.
The George Washington University
Kathleen Merrigan explains how using solar in the city is helping open up new opportunities out on the farm.
Planet Forward
How do you get solar in a city? You build in the country, in a move that could become a trend for urban campuses.
Planet Forward
John Motter, farmer and director of the United Soybean Board, thinks we can replace petroleum products with biobased materials.
USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden: Beyond Food
USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden: Beyond Food
Planet Forward
It turns out you can do a lot with a little bean. Hear from the experts on how biobased products can replace petroleum and break new ground.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Biobased alternatives to petroleum products are numerous but not everyone is aware of them yet - read up on the Biobased Stakeholders Dialog, where creators and consumers came together to discuss these products.
Planet Forward
Get an up-close look at how Mary Njenga's briquette formula can produce cheap, clean fuel and a sustainable business for women in Kenya for about two cents each.
Passive solar in summer
Passive solar in summer
Sustainable Architecture
Passive solar building design works year round to save on utilities. It is a cost-effective way to take a home or building 50% or more off the grid, thus making the addition oif PVs a much more affordable option for going completely off the grid.... Read More
The Pennsylvania State University
Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom-up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, who also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics... Read More

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