Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
Texas is known nationwide as being home to cotton, cattle, and oil booms. But renewable energy industries are quickly gaining popularity in the state.
George Washington University
Self-repairing wind turbines could forever alter the economy of energy, but it needs the funding to get there.
One of the worst environmental disasters in history wasn’t the result of a superstorm, an earthquake or a fuel spill.
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing that challenged widely held assumptions about renewable energy and the infrastructure needed to connect it to the grid. The Midwest’s steady winds could, in theory, power the entire... Read More
Tornadoes and hurricanes are dangerous, but they also inspire new innovations in the renewable energy field. New turbines mimic those storms’ spiral rotations, hoping to generate energy cleanly and inexpensively!
Here is a new way to deliver energy to those who need it. The women in one small community in Guatemala have wind, they just need a way to harness it. Enter enthusiastic students from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. WATCH
University of Michigan BLUElab engineering students develop a wind turbine in a Guatemalan village using only locally available materials and hand-woven fabric.