Sustainable Cities and You!

One of the most anticipated panels at last week’s Planet Forward Innovation Summit was Mayor’s discussing the future of sustainability and their cities.  The mayors of Huntsville, Al, Cincinnati, OH and Washington, D.C. joined us to explain what... Read More
Joy McKee talks about Operation Green Team, a city-funded organization in Huntsville Alabama governed by a volunteer board of directors. Operation Green Team endeavors to make Huntsville a role model for the state, region and Nation in terms of... Read More
Mike Smalley of Carina explains their WISE technology, which helps manage electric hot water heaters more efficiently. It uses demand response to shift energy use to off-peak times to reduce the water heater's energy load, while maintaining a supply... Read More
Vincent Gray, mayor of Washington, D.C., attended the GW Moving the Planet Forward Innovation Summit at The George Washington University on April 17, 2012. According to him, Washington, D.C. will be a "fossil-free" city by 2030.
Minnesota 2020
Streetlights cost millions of dollars every year in energy bills and equipment upkeep. A new neighborhood initiative in the Minnehaha-Hiawatha community of Minneapolis is testing a lighting system using LED and induction technology to improve energy... Read More
Planet Forward
Bike to Work Day is a nation-wide cycling event that attracted one million people in cities across the country last week. For many people, it will be the first time they ride their bikes to work. Dorcas Adkins of the Washington Area Bicyclists... Read More
With over 60% of Danish buildings receiving heating and hot water via District Heating (80% of which comes from surplus energy sources) Denmark is the world leader in District Heating and Cooling Technology. District Heating has played a vital role... Read More