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
At the GreenGov Symposium, hosted by The George Washington University, Secretary Chu announces the installation of solar panels on the White House roof. (October 5th, 2010)
George Washington University
By Miranda Green and Andrea Vittorio
Despite costs falling by over 80% in recent years, wind energy is still a prohibitive industry.
The first annual GreenGov Symposium was kicked off last week with keynotes from the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Nancy Sutley, the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary... Read More
Like most aging baby boomers, solar energy still doesn’t seem very comfortable in a business suit. Despite a new generation of entrepreneurs reducing costs and improving yields, solar energy is still a popular Republican punching bag.
Planet Forward
Planet Forward hosted a LIVE event during the White House's GreenGov Symposium, a conference focused on making all levels of government more sustainable. In this segment, Sandia National Laboratories shows the potential of how a little change can go... Read More
Another big project (link below) ...over 370, 000 sq ft of leading-edge BIPV...designed, installed and funded through private and public sector collaboration, albeit in France, but still an impressive accomplishment. And note that the technology was... Read More
Planet Forward
Would you be more willing to buy your lunch from an environmentally conscious restaurateur? Planet Forward member Stephan Boillon, better known as @flmeetsDC, shows us his solar powered food truck. We do the math and run his business model by George... Read More
Submitted for the 2010 GreenGov Presidential Awards by Bonneville Power Administration.
This is a monster project. I can't help but be inspired at the audacity of this concept. Google's 37.5% stake notwithstanding, it will be fascinating to watch the social, financial, and political churn generated by this development, if and when it... Read More