Sustainability is a broad term that addresses three fundamental principles: economic strength, environmental stewardship, and social equity.
The following university entities are involved in developing solar and renewable energy technologies as well as facilitating their increased implementation:
- AzRISE at University of Arizona: www.arizona.edu/...azrise
AzRISE (Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy) creates multi-disciplinary partnerships integrating research, economics, public policy and education.
- Lightworks at Arizona State University: asulightworks.com
ASU Lightworks is an umbrella organization of laboratories, departments, research centers and individual researchers with a focus on various forms of alternative energy sources, primarily solar, bioenergy and energy storage.
- SES at Northern Arizona University: ses.nau.edu
The Sustainable Energy Solutions (SES) Group provides society with broadly educated energy experts and new technologies, and helps shape energy decision-making in both the private and public sectors while increasing the public's energy literacy.