Will Buildings of the Future Be Cloaked In Algae?

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

In the future,¬†green buildings¬†may actually be green. A gazebo, unveiled this month at the Expo 2015 world’s fair in Milan, demonstrates how algae-filled plastic could serve as a living “skin” for buildings.   Read more…

How Solar Sister is fueling a women-led clean energy revolution in Africa

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

In rural Nigeria, a woman named Iniobong opened a maternity clinic to serve her community. It had no electricity, so she used candlelight or kerosene to deliver babies and care for mothers. One day, a woman named Blessing brought a solar light to her prenatal check-up. It sparked Iniobong’s interest, so Blessing told her that […]

Energy Education Kits

Posted on: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

K-12 public schools can apply for energy education kits designed to develop teamwork and problem-solving abilities, investigate environmental issues, and gain hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. The Energy Curricula and Learning Kits complement the Solar Matters (Grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8) and Understanding Solar Energy (9-12) activity units developed by the Florida […]