Posts tagged: George Washington

2 DC Universities Make Deal To Buy Solar Power

By BRETT ZONGKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Two universities in the nation’s capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night. George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital […]

University creates “World’s First Walkable Solar Panel Pathway”

By Ben Coxworth We typically see photovoltaic panels up on roofs, as they’re broad, open surfaces that receive a lot of sunlight. You know what else spends a lot of time in the scorching sun, though? Sidewalks. With that in mind, a team at Washington DC’s The George Washington University has created what is claimed […]

Hemp – A True Environmental Hero

History The first recorded piece of canvas is made of hemp fibres from 8000BC and it survives to this day! The Chinese created paper using hemp over 2000 years ago. During the great days of discovery almost all ships set sail using hemp ropes and sails. Pioneers crossed the newly found American frontier beneath wagons […]