From a kite designer to a microbiologist, hear from engineers, a scientist, and a technician working to move the renewable energy industry forward.
This infographic depicts the two major categories of energy resources: nonrenewable and renewable.
Samuel Weatherwax is an insulation and coatings technician for a geothermal power plant.
Aindrila Mukhopadhyay is a microbiologist who directs a group researching ways to use microbes to convert plants into biofuels.
Damon Vander Lind works at Makani Power building high-altitude kites that can generate more power than conventional wind turbines.
Leila Madrone is a mechatronics engineer who leads a team that is designing heliostats — mechanisms used in concentrating solar power systems.
QUEST is funded by the National Science Foundation.