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Tesla and SolarCity Offer a Glimpse of the Future in American Samoa

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…

Elon Musk Says His Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than a Normal One

In short, homeowners will be able to install Tesla's solar roof for less money than a roof made from regular materials. Does Musk's…

New Jaguar EV Challenges Tesla on Sustainable Performance

Jaguar-Land Rover's new I-PACE electric vehicle comes with a high-performance reputation and a sustainability edge.

Volkswagen Plans Massive Job Cuts

VW plans to cover fines related to its emissions fiasco with the money it'll save on employment and pensions. The move also signals…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

Hydrogen to the Rescue: U.S. Manufacturing Jobs are Already Coming Back

The Energy Department says the hydrogen economy is already creating new manufacturing jobs in the U.S. -- and could create many more.

How The Green Economic Revolution Will Restore Rural America Jobs

This election has put a spotlight on rural voters. Exit polls have pointed to job loss and job erosion as being a driver…

“Tiny Bird” Hydrogen Fuel Cell Firm Nails Big BIRD Grant

The company Parajito Powder could play an outsized role in the hydrogen economy of the future with the help of Technion, the Israel…

30% of Global Electricity Already Prepping For Rapid Decarbonization

A new decarbonization pledge by nine global leading energy companies underscores the limits of Donald Trump's power to reverse clean power progress.

Yet Another Sustainable Hydrogen Breakthrough By U.S. Researchers

The U.S. has a leading position in the global race for a sustainable hydrogen economy, if but Trump budget cuts could turn leaders…

Tesla’s Bold Vision to Vertically Integrate Clean Energy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working to create a roofing product that is more durable and insulative than a traditional roof, yet with…

Clean Cookstoves Attempt to Solve the Energy Paradox

Families on the margins face an energy paradox: Smoky, expensive energy sources strain finances and reduce wellness, leaving families less able to cope.…

World’s Largest Floating Solar Test Bed Comes Online in Singapore

A new floating solar photovoltaic system in Singapore is just one hectare in size and is meant as a prototype. But it could…

The Lifecycle Impact of Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are billed as an environmentally-friendly alternative to our ordinary methods of transportation. But their impact depends heavily on where you do…

California’s Climate Change Leadership Created 500,000 Jobs

Climate change regulations -- so-called business killers -- were also responsible for $48 billion worth of clean-technology investments in California over the past…