WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s 1st-place entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered house inspired by the rich, complex ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Middlebury College; U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
This video is part of a series of four videos (Walkthrough, Market Appeal, Architecture, and Engineering) submitted to the Department of Energy for the competition. To see the rest of the videos, visit our Planet Forward Ideas page.
The Solar Roofpod is a piece of urban infrastructure which captures the most underutilized energy, the sun, and utilizes it through innovative engineering systems to feed power to a single pod, whole buildings, and the city's power grid.
The Solar Roofpod is a “penthouse with a purpose,” designed to respond to the market for economical new housing in cities, and to be a solid investment for existing building owners.
Project Home 2011 scientific research
The scientific research project, Project Home 2011, which was an investor funded research project from 1979 to January 1, 2011, has devised a new technology using electromagnetic forces on the quantum level to motivate a vehicle, including 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.