Buildings consume lots of energy – here's how to design whole communities that give back as much as they take
Net zero energy buildings produce at least as much energy as they use. Designing whole net zero campuses and communities takes the energy and climate benefits to a higher level.
yesterday • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change renewable-energy energy-efficiency geothermal-energy energy-use buildings district-heating heating cooling sustainable-cities net-zero
Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.
May 15, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: renewable-energy solar-power infrastructure design new-york gardens denmark connecticut landscape-architecture water-treatment aesthetics solar-farms
How should the United States power its economy in 2050? A recent survey finds surprising agreement from Americans of all political stripes.
May 5, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: fossil-fuels oil climate-change renewable-energy energy coal regulation natural-gas energy-prices public-opinion us-energy-policy energy-subsidies
The US is gradually shifting to lower-carbon energy sources, but the COVID-19 pandemic, an oil price crash and a likely recession are big speed bumps.
March 31, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: fossil-fuels renewable-energy solar-power china coal recession wind-energy oil-prices supply-chains energy-transition electricity-generation coronavirus-2020 covid-19
Here's how spinning metal can smooth out the spikes in renewable electricity generation.
March 23, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: renewable-energy blackouts electricity-supply power-cuts electric-grid
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