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Member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
50% of the electricity in the U.S. is currently generated from coal. Coal power plants emit CO2, produce solid waste, and are highly toxic to people living close by. It's time to change the story of coal with clean, renewable energy.
The FiveCities group from The George Washington University's Urban Sustainability class  found that American cities are implementing sustainable practices in a variety of ways...here are just a few.
I envision solar panels that would overlap and interlock to be used as roofing tiles. They would interconnect using integrated connectors instead of wires or cables. These tiles would be made in standard sizes and shapes for easy removal and... Read More
Imagine for a moment that you live in an apartment building, rent commercial space in a shopping center, lease office space in a building, own a house in a densely wooded area, or manage a government agency in a building that does not receive much... Read More
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!
Planet Forward
At approximately 10:45 AM EST Thursday, FIFA (Soccer's international governing body) announced Qatar as the host of the 2022 World Cup. The announcement, which shocked people around the world, came minutes after Russia was announced as the World Cup... Read More
We all wear clothes, in public spaces. Why spend the energy to completely heat/cool the air space? Clothing research would require solving the air exchange rate in an inexpensive but durable manner. Our bodies generate moisture which must be... Read More
Returning home to New Jersey for the weekend I was surprised to see lines of solar panels along neighborhood streets and major highways.  Instantly, I began to research changes that the local electricity company PSE&G (Public Service Enterprise... Read More
George Washington University
By Miranda Green and Andrea Vittorio

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