Events

Planet Forward puts on live events several times a year, including thought leader salons, town halls, lectures and our yearly summit. Check out the highlights here.

Danny Kennedy updates us on Sungevity's eastward expansion. Kennedy plans to expand into east coast states including New York, Massachusetts, Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland. Sungevity has also partnered with the Sierra Club to "accelerate... Read More
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You've met innovator Jamie Hestekin, NOW meet the machine. The one that turns dried algae into butanol. In this innovator update, Jamie's team of students at the University of Arkansas put the machine back together and explain their steps.
The George Washington University
Planet Forward checks in with Innovator of the Year, Jamie Hestekin of the University of Arkansas. We ask him about his plan for the next year, his goals, and challenges he faces in building an automated machine that converts algae to butanol.
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Planet Forward checks in with Innovator of the Year, Danny Kennedy of Sungevity. We ask him his plan for the next year, his goals and his biggest challenges.
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Planet Forward's television special, "The Energy of Innovation," or what some are calling "Innovation Idol" features some of the best ideas submitted to PlanetForward.org on our energy future. Hundreds submitted. Thousands voted. Two will win.
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Danny Kennedy, Planet Forward Innovator, tells us about Sungevity’s partnership with Lowe’s and what that means for the future of solar leasing.
University of Arkanasas
Meet Jamie Hestekin and the University of Arkansas algae-to-butanol team. We'll follow Jamie and his crew over the next year and see if they can automate their butanol machine and help make algae fuel a reality, or if they'll slip
Sungevity
Meet Innovator of the Year, Danny Kennedy, founder of Sungevity, a solar company that offers a solar lease at 0 money down. We'll follow Danny and Sungevity over the next year and see if the solar coaster they're riding will expand the company to... Read More
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Welcome to Planet Forward! During the course of this program you'll meet innovators whose ideas could you be energy game changers. YOU'LL have a chance to vote for Planet Forward's Innovator of the Year!
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Learn from an innovator who put the NEW in New York's Empire State Building and about why argon gas is so special.

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