We’re driven by an appreciation of the environment and a desire to preserve it. Renewable energy has the power to transform the way people around the world use electricity—improving our communities and our planet.
All around the world, there are renewable leaders of all ages who are motivated by the power of alternative energy to improve all of our lives. Read below how these solar leaders are making a difference and find out how you can join us.
Our Projects and Partners
Power United has joined with partners to educate, inspire, and help people around the world utilize energy and the power of the sun.
To help create and motivate renewable energy leaders through education, awareness, and participation in community solar energy projects and programs.
Having a positive impact is simpler than you think. Together we can raise awareness and encourage the use of clean, renewable solar energy. Learn more about Power United Foundation projects, watch our videos, and become a solar advocate in your community.
Technological Innovation is happening globally at a staggering rate. Utilizing the most cutting edge renewable technologies allows us to provide the most cost effective practices to establish the most responsible energy systems.
Power United Foundation collaborates with partners to explain how energy is used and shared. We want students to be energized with solar knowledge and motivated to act within our communities.
Utilizing deep connections in industry and university programs, Power United Foundation leverages, promotes, and establishes foundations for the next generations of renewable energy technologies to develop, test, and be brought to market.
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