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.

Since initially thinking about smart energy grids could potentially work at GW, I researched if any other Universities have set-up smart-grid systems. I concluded that renewable, smart energy on college campuses is an untapped opportunity. Many... Read More
Create Solar Powered Charging stations for cars and vehicles and place them over an area.
More often than not, Historical Homes are not allowed to add any type of attachments tat alter their appearance. In Oxford, MS home owners of historical homes are allowed to add solar panels to their homes to make them more energy efficient. Our... Read More
Planet Forward
At approximately 10:45 AM EST Thursday, FIFA (Soccer's international governing body) announced Qatar as the host of the 2022 World Cup. The announcement, which shocked people around the world, came minutes after Russia was announced as the World Cup... Read More
Planet Forward
At the National Press Club meeting November 29th, Energy Secretary Steven Chu explained the risks the United States is facing as it continues to lose its footing as a world leader in science and energy.  In this segment, Secretary Chu takes audience... Read More
Planet Forward
Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the National Press Club that time may be running out for the United States to lead in sciences and energy. Watch his full speech here.
Ken Zweibel, head of The George Washington University's Solar Institute, thinks we can get all the energy we need from solar. Watch>>
We all wear clothes, in public spaces. Why spend the energy to completely heat/cool the air space? Clothing research would require solving the air exchange rate in an inexpensive but durable manner. Our bodies generate moisture which must be... Read More
Planet Forward
Last month we test drove Nissan's Leaf...this month, we show you one way you may be able to afford solar panels with zero upfront costs. Check out our piece on PBS's Nightly Business Report and let us know what you think of Planet Forward member... Read More
Planet Forward
This Thursday, Planet Forward member Danny Kennedy, will show you his idea on PBS's Nightly Business Report. Check out this behind the scenes reel from our NBR shoots and don't forget to set your DVRs to record Nightly Business Report this Thursday.