Solar

Sunlight is the most abundant energy source known to man: it powers solar cells, warms the air and is the essential energy for photosynthesis. PF Members offer innovative plans to utilize this valuable resource.

Cisco DeVries, President of Renewable Funding, states that the company’s goal which is to help property owners, residential or commercial, figure out how to get energy savings from their buildings. Renewable Funding harbors the entrepreneurial... Read More
UNSW Australia
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? Some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Solar panel arrays, also known as photovoltaics, have tremendous potential for locally sustainable energy and creating manufacturing jobs in Minnesota. But there is still a long ways to go. Early adopters and technology developers, like tenKsolar in... Read More
SolarReserve
In the Nevada desert, solar energy is on the rise, literally! Check out this video that shows the construction of a solar power tower. The new technology involved can help store more solar energy so the energy grid can be more reliable for its... Read More
William Paterson University
William Paterson University in New Jersey won a Planet Forward award, thanks to a unique initiative that affects both the environment and its students. By building more “smart” facilities and using electric vehicles, the school is changing the way... Read More
Haywood Community College has demonstrated green building techniques to their local community, is building a LEED Platinum building, and bought EVs for their security fleet.
YOU get a bike! EVERYBODY gets a bike! Being sustainable in a big, bustling city is no easy task, but creating a free bike-sharing program in New York is just one of the ways students at NYU are making the city more sustainable!
The University of California system has already earned 87 LEED certifications and is saving $32 million annually on its utility bills thanks to energy efficiency investments.
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.
Dude, the school wants more like buildings on campus like the one we built. In Iowa, students at Luther College are not only working together, but living together in order to make their campus more sustainable. Students created a solar-powered... Read More

Pages