Now that more STEM-centric subject matter (science, technology, engineering and math) is starting to find its way into U.S. classrooms, many schools are looking to incorporate renewable energy into their curricula. Here are some simple tips to bring solar and wind power into the mix.
From obvious benefits like smaller utility bills to less obvious ones like enhanced recruiting and retention, the potential advantages of solar for companies and organizations are many. But where to begin? Here are some insider tips to help you navigate the process like a pro.
Your roof is just one of many places solar can go.
After helping to shepherd 25 different solar projects for the Irvine Unified School District, math and science coordinator Mark Sontag knows a thing or two about schools going solar. In this interview, we share his best insights and advice.
Farmers across the U.S. and around the world are turning to wind, solar, and other renewable energy solutions to make their operations more efficient, adapt to climate change, and supplement their bottom lines.
Innovative canal-top solar plants have found success in India. Now two San Diego professors are proposing a similar approach for the Tijuana River Canal in Mexico. We take a look at some of the challenges and opportunities with respect to river-topped solar projects
Think the U.S. military is an unlikely candidate for using renewable energy? Think again. A former Air Force logistics expert and SunEdison senior recruiting manager explains exactly why the U.S. military is embracing renewables.
Recently I volunteered with GRID Alternatives for a solar installation with a low income family in California. The event was full of high-energy fellow volunteers from SunEdison and GRID Alternatives, a non-profit organization that makes solar technology accessible to low-income communities.
Across the U.S., cities and towns have been rolling out hundreds of renewable energy projects aimed at lowering their annual energy costs, improving community health, and creating jobs. Get some tips on how to start this kind of project in your own town.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently finalized its ambitious Clean Power Plan, but many U.S. cities and towns have been rolling out their own clean power plans for some time. Learn how their early successes point to the larger promise of the EPA's plan.
Right now in the U.S., there’s one very small, very quick action you can take that will have a very large, positive impact on the nation’s economy, health, and energy supply. Don’t miss this once-in-a-blue-moon opportunity.