Rational Cause for Optimism

Rational Cause for Optimism: Hurricane Strength Resilience
A solar-powered community in Florida can be looked to as a model for resilience-based building.
Electricians Will Save the World
Vaughan Woodruff, Director of RETC, tackles the way we think about the trades.
Rational Cause for Optimism: The Bionic Leaf
Co-founder Phil Coupe explores the new and exciting technology surrounding renewable energy production, storage, and the exciting Bionic Leaf.
Rational Cause For Optimism: Underground Autonomous Transport
In his monthly column, co-founder Phil Coupe discusses the optimistic future of underground autonomous transport.
Rational Cause for Optimism: A Message for 2022 Graduates
An uplifting commencement speech given by co-founder Phil Coupe to the graduating class of Baxter Academy in Portland, Maine.
Rational Cause for Optimism: Solar as Homeland Security
American energy transition to renewables and storage represents an opportunity to bring our divided nation back together to achieve long-term security, independence, and resilience.
Rational Cause for Optimism: Grid Modernization and Labor
Current events have drastically shifted global attitudes regarding the vulnerability of fossil fuel supply chains and the need for a rapid switch to renewable energy and clean technology.
Feed People, Power Economies, Foster Peace with Agrivoltaics
Amidst the noise, haste, and chaos of modern life there are more positive developments for humanity than one might think.
Rational Cause for Optimism: Pumped Hydro Energy Storage
Co-founder Phil Coupe shares new about pumped hydro energy storage development and its potential role in our clean renewable energy future.
The Third Industrial Revolution is Here
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any crisis. The great point is to bring them the real