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solar energy panels

A rooftop of solar panels can create long-term savings for a home or business. (Pixbay)

State University College at Buffalo
The solar industry is making its way into becoming a fierce competitor in the energy sector. As prices for solar continue to decrease, new innovations are incentivizing Americans to invest in solar homes.
walking through the Amazon

Our guide João Batista da Silva navigated the trails around Camp 41 like it was his own backyard. Researchers at the camp dedicate their lives to the forest every day in order to understand its inner workings. (Photos by PlanetForward.org)

Umpqua Community College
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Learn about the scientists, on the frontlines of ecological research in the heart of the rainforest, who seek to understand how human systems can coexist with natural ecosystems. 
Mobile Agricultural Power Solutions
Where's the PUP now? Here's the story of what's happened with the Practical Utility Platform and the team since we won the Storyfest 2015 prize.
SUNY ESF
By combining green solutions and community engagement with traditional water treatment methods, Save the Rain has put Syracuse on the cutting edge of a growing movement of environmentally conscious water management across the nation.
University of Florida
I was fortunate to be selected to share my idea at One World UF with Challenge 2050 on February 19, 2016. The YouTube video above is my submission video for One World.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
MAGLEV TRAINS: An Environmentally Friendly, High Speed Solution 
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Roses are red, violets are blue, and a group of researchers in Sweden are figuring out how to use the former to make electricity for you.
Sewanee: University of the South
What may be the cleanest and most effective way to heat cities is something you've probably never heard of: a process called district heating, or DH.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently hosted a Net Impact SolutionLab that had students consider a social problem and come up with innovative business plans to solve it.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
As the solar industry grows, scientists and businesses have been thinking up new ways to reduce cost, increase efficiency, improve aesthetics and create options for off-grid solar.

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