Electric Microbes Research at UMass Amherst

[MUSIC PLAYING] We call this the old man. This is Geobacter growing on an electrode. It’s been on there for over 12 years, and all that time it’s been making electricity. You can power small electronics that way. A calculator, a watch– you don’t need batteries. It is an honor to have one of the […]

Innovative solar plant provides majority of Stanford’s electricity

[MUSIC PLAYING] Stanford University. Stanford is in many ways a major player in the world of education and the world of research. And we need to make sure that we are a good citizen in the consumption of resources, and that we do so in a sustainable way. This is a very large solar generation […]

The Continued Rise of Renewable Energy

With increasing global demand in renewable energy, where are the best opportunities for companies going forward? I’m Peter Wilson, and I’m joined today by John McCann. John is a managing director in the Global Power and Utilities Group at Barclays Investment Bank and has over 15 years of power experience in investment banking and consulting. […]

Lewis & Clark Seniors Propel Solar Energy Justice

I’m Frances Swanson, I am a senior at Lewis & Clark and I’m majoring in environmental studies with a concentration on the politics of greenhouse gas emission reduction among G20 nations. My partner in this project was Kori Groenveld who is studying abroad in Spain right now. We’d both been taking classes that touched on […]