Unpredictable changes in global climate, economies plagued by chronic instability and energy insecurity with volatile fossil fuel costs are all manifestations of the pervasive uncertainty that defines our time. This instability is symptomatic of the
In the more densely populated areas of a city there are generally large multi-residential buildings with occupants who already pay utilities. What if we had the option of paying a little more now as a group, so that everyone can benefit after the pro
The basic premise is to have a label on food products (or any product) that quickly and simply shows to what extent everyone involved in making the product was paid a living wage. Like the organic labeling system, which allows consumers to make choic
I will add more about this idea later. I welcome feedback in the meantime.
The basic premise is to have a label on food products (or any product) that quickly and simply shows how carbon intensive the product is. Like the organic labeling syste
"Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return."
Impact investing trough your retirement scheme
This idea is a mechanical system that collects rain water at a height and uses this to turn a dynamo and recharge large batteries as it comes down to ground level. Here it is emptied into storage tanks or wells for later use.
The system provides f
We believe that everyone should have the ability to support clean energy.
So we created a new way for people to take action.
It's a pretty simple idea actually. We raise money through crowdfunding to put solar panels on community-serving nonpro
PEM fuel cells (PEMFC) and their hydrogen fuel requirement are struggling to compete with current energy options (gasoline, natural gas, hybrid electric). To overcome these competitors, reductions in the cost of manufacturing as well as improved effi
People need to know who (a face and name) they are paying energy bills to and who is tracking their energy expenditures for them to make more conscious energy related decisions. Our approach connects personalized energy experts who are workers at ele
As we need to use what is already existing and keep it simple to allow community to quickly adopt renewable energy, we have to keep it simple and stupid. Otherwise it will take too long for the human to adapt. Thus I decided to use motion already exi
A new pilot program will be tested in select suburban cities with current solar customers that allows them to come together as catalysts of change in the movement towards clean renewable energy. Current solar owners will be invited to an appreciation
What would you do, if you could get all the energy that you could need in your life for just, one dollar? Besides stopping fossil and nuclear energy costs and pollution.
There are such amazing and great projects, ideas and investigations about Renew
Transform the physical activity into electricity!
Our idea is to use the force invested by the human body in moving heavy weights, walking, swinging and other activities, into energy.
With the combination of discounts and gamification incentive
During my research I had a hard time trying to find information and statistics about the household energy consumption in the US and other finance info about the monthly expenses.
I had the idea of creating an information cluster down to individual d
STG International is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the premise that innovative, affordable, renewable energy is the only solution to the growing tension between the aspirations of the developing world and concerns over global climate change. We
Imagine if we in the Bay Area could generate more renewable energy than we use, sequester more carbon than we emit, and use only the water we have locally, all by the year 2050? Sustainable Silicon Valley believes that with Silicon Valley’s ingenuity
In the Kafue Plains of Zambia, where fishing is the predominant means of generating income, fishing communities need an efficient way to keep their catch cold until its sold. Ice blocks are currently the most common method of preserving and storing
Everyday users of fossil fuels, including electricity, natural gas, heating, and gasoline, on a high level knows that they are:
1) "Causing health problems to themselves"
2) "Damaging our Earth"
3) "Attributing to natural disasters"
The harsh r
The REISAP (Renewable Energy Information System Analysis Portal) "Idea", has been developed from insights gained through my research phase of the "How might communities lead the rapid transition to renewable energy? " project. A primilary depiction
Empower Generation empowers women to deliver clean energy to communities. We identify, train and support women as entrepreneurs to sell portable solar PV lighting and mobile charging solutions to their last mile customers in Nepal. The widespread us