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Tesla’s Elon Musk Promises Solar Power for Puerto Rico — Can He Deliver?

Despite formidable obstacles, Elon Musk of the EV company Tesla envisions leveraging his solar energy experience to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid.

GM to Deploy 100% Wind Power In Ohio, Indiana

It's complicated: GM will use renewable energy from Texas wind farms to help power factories that manufacture gas-powered pickup trucks.

Home Depot Taps GE and Tesla for Rooftop Solar Expansion

Home Depot recently announced that it would install solar panels atop at least 50 of its stores in an effort to increase the…

3p Weekend Round-Up: Latest Count on Companies Standing Against Racism

First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump's councils -- and taking action against hate to fill the president's leadership…

Tesla Mum on Model 3 Battery Tech, Researchers Reverse Engineer

Tesla has been silent about the Model 3's battery, but researchers intrigued by the car’s 220-mile range, motivated in part by the announcement…

Tesla Model 3 Boasts 310-Mile Range Option

Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado,…

Green Mountain Power Sees Opportunity In Renewables

Green Mountain Power can seem more like a disruptive high-tech start-up than Vermont’s largest electric utility. In recent years, it has emerged as…

First Tesla Model 3s Roll Off Assembly Line Friday

According to Elon Musk, the much-anticipated Tesla Model 3 will roll off the assembly line on Friday. Musk announced on Twitter that the…

Chinese Battery Manufacturers Take on Tesla

Elon Musk has boasted about Tesla's battery storage capacity, but the evidence suggests China's energy storage sector could dwarf Tesla and its gigafactories…

U.S. Cities, Companies Move Forward on Climate Commitments

Outrage still festers a week after President Trump announced the U.S. would leave the seminal Paris Agreement. But there are plenty of local…

Trump’s Paris Agreement Exit Cedes Climate Leadership to Private Sector and Local Gov’t

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change…

Bay Area Suburb Mandates Solar Panels on New Homes

The move – a progressive one from a forward thinking city – has the potential to acerbate the existing housing crisis in the…

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Make Waves for Aesthetics and Affordability

Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar…

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…

Tesla’s Mounting Challenges Include SEC Inquiry and EV Rivals

Tesla is facing more challenges -- including a disappointing quarterly financials report, another SEC investigation, and new startup competitors in the electric car…