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, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
One of the hardest parts of cracking the renewable energy problem is storing power from wind and solar. One company thinks that old-fashioned train technology might be the solution.
The CME building's quest for "Silver"
The CME building's quest for "Silver"
University of Mississippi
The Center for Manufacturing Excellence building at the University of Mississippi is powered by more than 400 solar panels that have been installed on the roof. The building was built to promote green energy and for educational purposes. The solar... Read More
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
A hydroelectrtic treasure trove might already exist right under our streets - that's the idea behind Lucid Energy.
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

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