Clean Tech

Magnetic bars across roadways and pick-up coils in bottoms of cars. Coils of wire cutting magnetic lines of force generates electricity to recharge battery packs. No need to stop at recharging stations. Charge while you drive. Magnets can be... Read More
Planet Forward
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, discusses partnership with ARPA-E on the development of high performance alternative energy storage modules for the US defense system. Mabus discusses the unique challenges of energy use in the defense system.
Planet Forward
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm discusses Michigan's role in the electric automotive industry. Efforts in state to produce vehicles and batteries are stimulating the electrification of the vehicle while creating jobs.
Adam Monroe, President of Novozymes of North America, caught up with Planet Forward at the Washington Auto Show to talk about their plan for developing a way to use agricultural waste for fuel. And how efficient is it? Well watch and find out.
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Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) are working to develop more efficient solar cells based on organic semiconductors. Their research will make solar cells much easier and cheaper to produce. The... Read More
Washington Post
Warren Brown, automotive columnist for the Washington Post, thinks we will see all sorts of ways to be energy efficient due to the increase in gasoline prices and the limited availability of oil. He told Planet Forward his vision for the future at... Read More
Ford Motor Company
Sue Cishchke, Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment, and Safety Engineering with Ford Motor Company, talked to Planet Forward at the Washington Auto Show Policy Day on Capitol Hill about its all new plug-in hybrid and new line of... Read More
BMW of North America, LLC
Thomas Baloga, Vice President of Engineering for BMW of North America, caught up with Planet Forward at the Auto Show Policy Day on Capitol Hill to tell us about the new light-weight, carbon-reinforced fiber that will help reduce the weight of the... Read More
Argonne National Laboratory
Don Hillebrand, Director of the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory, spoke to Planet Forward about their new diesel engine that will use low quality, low octane gasoline at the Auto Show Policy Day on Capitol Hill.