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Rhone Resch of Solar Energy Industries Association caught up with Planet Forward at the United States Energy Association's "State of the Energy Industry" forum talking about ways to make solar energy more affordable.
Member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for an investment in clean technology. SunRun is one business that is leading the way to making solar affordable to everyone. Check out this conversation with the company's Co-Founders.... Read More
Planet Forward and PBS explore how the Empire State Building is greening its giant footprint.
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Usually, the Sun's rays would melt ice instead of make it. This ice-skating rink in Maryland uses over 2,500 solar panels on its roof to offset the high energy costs of maintaining indoor ice year-round!
Former member of the Cleveland Electric Vehicle Association
Motor technology has been around for 100 plus years and seems to be frozen in time! So now is the time to bring about some new technologies. AC Motors use to be built utilizing copper bars and steel laminations in their rotors. This was very labor... Read More
Roundtable on Clean Energy and Economic Competitiveness - U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu joins Business Forward CEO members at H-P's HQ in Palo Alto, California.
Silicon Valley Manufacturing CEOs, CFOs, and Venture Capital Partners hosted Ron Bloom, Senior Counselor to the U.S. President for Manufacturing Policy at the Global HQ of Applied Materials
Like most aging baby boomers, solar energy still doesn’t seem very comfortable in a business suit. Despite a new generation of entrepreneurs reducing costs and improving yields, solar energy is still a popular Republican punching bag.

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