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A trade flap is roiling the solar industry — and Trump may have the final word

Published: 
Tue, 07/04/2017 (All day)

A battle is coming to a head that may have major implications for the solar energy industry.

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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.

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Tesla's bid for SolarCity would bring two Elon Musk companies together

Published: 
Wed, 06/22/2016 (All day)

Tesla Motors Inc. has offered to buy SolarCity Corp., a $2.8-billion deal that would unite two Bay Area companies funded and driven by Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk.

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Cutting Edge Santa Monica firm says it has found a way to salt away electricity, literally

Published: 
Mon, 03/28/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

 the energy world, the ability to store electricity at an affordable price is the treasure sought by utility engineers and financial wizards.

SolarReserve believes it has found a solution.

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5 Charts That Show How One State Became the World’s Green Superpower

Published: 
Wed, 05/20/2015 (All day)

When it comes to building a low-carbon economy, California isn’t dreaming.

A new report that ranks nations according to renewable energy production, consumption, efficiency, and other factors finds that world’s eighth-largest economy—California—was the second-least-carbon-intensive one on the planet in 2012.