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Val Washington
Val Washington
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
What role does natural gas fracking play in our move towards renewable energy? At our fall Fracking Salon we ask some experts to explain fracking - its dangers, what this means for entrepreneurs and where it fits in the discussion of energy... Read More
Gobble, gobble!  All of us at Planet Forward wish you and your families a very happy Thanksgiving!  In honor of the holiday, we're providing you with some food for thought!  This week we're featuring ideas from the Planet Forward community that... Read More
Since "depleted" nuclear reactor fuel rods are still radioactive, why not try to collect the radiation energy in them the same way that a solar cell works? By surrounding a fuel rod with transparent material casing in a silicate substance... Read More
Sutter Health
People sometimes don't realize just how much potential energy they possess. One great example concerns exercise, and the failure of gyms and health clubs to harness the energy of their patrons. As health club members use exercise machines such as... Read More
Minnesota 2020
We have all of this great solar technology, so where do we put it? In Minnesota, solar panels are being installed on existing parking garages. This initiative to utilize space that would otherwise be wasted is one of the state’s largest... Read More
As president of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (Ret.) is a strong advocate for innovative government policy, public and private partnerships, and investments that will promote clean energy growth. At the... Read More
As the lone proponent of America’s natural gas abundance in the 1970s, Robert Hefner is not new to the conversation surrounding renewable energy. Back then, he was a leader in the successful effort to deregulate natural gas prices during the Carter... Read More

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