Renewable Energy

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

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?
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.

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