Renewable Energy

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

Today’s alternative energy entrepreneurs may still be early-adopting pioneers, but the the weight of the federal government is rapidly catching up. Nowhere is this more visible than the push for algal fuels - biodiesel and comparable fuels made... Read More
It’s a green energy dream. The sun shines all day and the wind blows constantly. But alternative energy is the last thing you might expect, here in Afghanistan’s war-torn Panjshir Valley. Yet after three decades of violence tragedy and destruction,... Read More
Stephan Boillon is Owner of El Floridano food truck in Washington, DC. He recently put solar panels on his truck. Learn about his motivation for doing so and the impact it has had on his life and his business.
Solar Tree Foundation -
I'm an artist, who works in the medium of solar voltaic materials. This video shows my concept for a "solar tree", as well as actual solar art I've produced to both inspire and produce energy!
This Rabbit may run on grease, but it sure is quick! Meet the Greasecar VW Rabbit TDI, which runs on recycled vegetable oil and competes in rallycross events. While converting grease to fuel hasn't gone mainstream yet, plenty of everyday drivers as... Read More
Planet Forward
by Max Burns The cost of installing a home solar system has many early adopters feeling sunburned. With fees nearing $60,000, a growing number of alternative energy professionals and policymakers are looking for a way to bring the cost of harnessing... Read More
Planet Forward
On the one hand, it's a positive sign for renewable fans... a small family business making a go of it in solar and wind power. This Long Island family has been installing small-scale solar and wind energy packages in back yards, reducing homeowner’s... Read More
Planet Forward
Are you ready to ride the waves? Planet Forward Intern Dave Raish shows us a video – with a nifty animation – that explains how one utility plans to harness the most reliable resource on Earth – the tides. By connecting two tidal turbines – think... Read More
A “do it yourself” solar array! Sounds interesting, right? Chad Maglaque and Clarian Technologies are hoping that by Spring 2011 they will be able to bring to the market, an easy to install modular solar array. They also promise that this product... Read More