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New Orleans Is Testing Ground for Southern Solar Power

(AP Photo/John Raoux)

Entergy New Orleans broke ground this month on the city’s first utility-scale solar project. The array of 4,000 solar panels will represent firsts for the New Orleans-headquartered energy company too: both the first utility-scale…

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HUD Announces Finalists in Affordable Housing Innovation Competition

HUD Secretary Julián Castro (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

The four finalists in a HUD competition meant to encourage innovation in affordable housing design propose integrating senior services, community gardens and accommodations for very-low-income residents into a public housing project…

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10 Ideas for an Anything-but-Boring Basement (10 photos)

If you’re lucky enough to have a basement in your home, don’t let this prime real estate go to waste. Whether you want to make it a family-friendly hangout or a sophisticated space for adults, there’s a range of possibilities…

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Building Equity Into Durham’s Startup Scene

American Underground’s office and co-working space in downtown Durham, North Carolina (Credit: American Underground)

Talib Graves-Manns grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. Growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina, he watched his father build a successful women’s…

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