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Many citizens do not want to be told there are mostly winners and a few losers in globalization, and that a rapidly changing economy means they'll have to change industries and careers several times during our working lives.
As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power plants.
The island of Ta‘u in American Samoa is running almost entirely on clean energy, thanks to SolarCity’s 1.4-megawatt solar power station and 6 megawatt hours of battery storage made possible by 60 Tesla Powerpacks.
Despite fears of a Trump reign, many energy experts are saying there’s less reason to worry than previously thought. Renewable energy may continue its rise to prominence whether Trump likes it or not.
D.C.-based Campaign for Accountability is urging California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate the state's solar power companies after mounting customer complaints.
As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated this week, coal companies, including those in his home state of Kentucky, should not yet start spending their future coal paychecks. Even Trump's promises can't turn coal back into a thriving energy source.
Despite Economic Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation, FL Senate Hopeful Remains Strident Climate Denier
A year ago, Marco Rubio of Florida was a leading contender for this year’s Republican presidential nomination. While he was confident in his chances, in the end he lost his home state’s primary badly to the current nominee. He's trying to get ...
SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
Envision Solar, which manufacturers solar-powered electric vehicle chargers and portable “solar tree” arrays in the U.S., is working with advocacy groups to increase the hiring of veterans.
On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately $2.6 billion. But is this the right move?
On paper, the Tesla-SolarCity deal is one that is easy for Wall Street analysts and business school students to pick apart. But in the long term, we could see the rise of a formidable company as solar power and energy storage get more efficient and cheaper.