Renewable Energy

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

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Editor's Pick: As the weather begins to cool down, we will begin turning up the heat and grabbing our blankets and hats to try to stay warm.  What if there was a more sustainable and cost-effective way to keep our homes warm in the winter season?
Lucid Energy is a provider of renewable energy systems and a pioneer in the development of in-pipe hydropower with the LucidPipe Power System. Lucid Energy's patented LucidPipe™ Power System is a water-to-wire energy recovery solution that enables... Read More
The Pennsylvania State University
What's greasing the wheels of your elevator? If you're at Penn State, it could be something surprisingly edible.
The Pennsylvania State University
This is the first silicon-based optical fiber with solar cell characteristics A team of researchers is working on solar cell fabrics that could catch sunlight from various angles and one day power devices like smartphones. John Badding, a professor... Read More
This week we take a look at an idea for solar panels that can spray right onto your existing windows - turning your whole building into a solar array.
Brett Lund
Brett Lund
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Can biofuels play a significant part in the fuel market by 2030? In partnership with National Geographic's Great Energy Challenge, we ask some of the experts in the biofuels arena what it will take to make it happen, and what some of the biggest... Read More
Among the most promising batteries for grid storage of renewable energy are "flow" batteries, because it's relatively simple to scale their tanks, pumps and pipes to the sizes needed to handle large capacities of energy. The new lithium-polysulfide... Read More
The Medaka is a eco-solar ferry meaning that it not only uses solar power as a source of renewable energy, but it will also incorporate a range of other features so that it is far more environmentally friendly than existing traditional ferry designs... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We've got the stories, ideas and facts behind President Obama's big speech on climate change.
Minnesota 2020
The City of Minneapolis is embarking on a once-in-a-generation plan to cut carbon emissions and propel the city as the most energy efficient in the nation. Initiatives include single-sort recycling, boosting city renewable energy, expanding bicycle... Read More

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