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Made In America: American Innovators

We are a country of mover-shaker risk-takers, if something doesn’t work, we fix it. That’s what it means to be Made in America. We’re explorers, dreamers, dare-to-believers and we’re working hard to make this nation stronger for all the future proud-to-be Americans. Sustainable. Resilient. Strong. American.

American Innovators: From Coal Mines to Apple Trees in West Virginia

If there is one thing we know how to do in America, it’s to innovate. And, if there is one type of American we know can get the job done – any job – it is our nation’s servicemen and women.

American Innovators: The World’s Largest 3D Printed Boat

Not only is UMaine making great strides for the world of large-scale 3D printing, they’re doing it sustainably, testing bio-based feedstocks to replace traditional petroleum based printing.

American Innovators: Pioneers In Floating Off-Shore Wind Power Maine

Forty miles off the coast of Maine, a group of engineers and scientists are on the brink of a technological breakthrough that could bring the state domestic resilient clean power – enough for all of Maine. 

American Innovators: How America’s Hottest City is Handling the Heat

Summers in Phoenix, Arizona reach temperatures as hot as 120 degrees. Cooling America’s hottest city requires innovation: we visit Phoenix to meet the innovators and researchers working towards a sustainable solution.

Texas Oil Wells Hold a Renewable Energy Solution | American Innovators

There are 2.5 million inactive oil wells in the United States, and that number continues to grow. Texas-based startup, Renewell Energy, is out to convert 700,000 of these abandoned wells into giant mechanical batteries, enough to power the entire U.S. grid.

And they’re doing it with what they sum up as a “fancy regenerative wench,” weighing in at 10,000 pounds, fondly referred to as Artemis Prime. Renewell’s energy storage solution is highly valuable to wind and solar industries whose power is intermittent and based on the weather.