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The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

Published: 
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:01pm

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly.

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Electric vehicles' future relies on cobalt. It's often mined by children and is soaring in price

Published: 
Thu, 02/22/2018 (All day)

The road to an imminent electric vehicle future has hit a speed bump — one made of cobalt.

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California wants more electric cars. The Trump administration doesn't. Automakers are in the hot seat

Published: 
Fri, 02/02/2018 (All day)

An intensifying clash between California and Washington over getting cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road has put auto companies in a bind as they contemplate what cars they should be rolling onto showroom floors.

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Number of solar jobs drops 14% in California and nearly 4% nationwide

Published: 
Thu, 02/08/2018 (All day)

After several years of growth, the number of jobs in the solar energy sector took a hit in 2017, with California absorbing the biggest blow.

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Southern Californians are on a car-buying spree, and that's cutting deeply into transit ridership, study says

Published: 
Thu, 02/01/2018 (All day)

The vast majority of public transit agencies across Southern California, from modest municipal carriers to the West Coast's largest bus system, have watched their ridership numbers fall off a cliff over the last five years.