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Buffalo Billion Indictees: Scapegoats Of The Empire State?

Tom Mullen | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Tom Mullen

Whatever the facts of the case turn out to be, one thing is certain. We'll never see a picture of the architect of this disaster walking under a "Probation and Pre-trial Services" sign.

Implications Of The Tesla - SolarCity Deal On The Future of Home Solar

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Clayton B. Cornell

"Solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly," said solar, electric car (EV) and space industry entrepreneur, Elon Musk, in a conference call earlier this month.

Regardless of Fierce Opposition, Rooftop Solar Is Unstoppable

Javier Sierra | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Javier Sierra

As the Spanish saying goes, the sun is the poor man's blanket. And thanks to technology, it's also our heating system, air conditioner, refrigerator a...

Obstacles to Creative Disruption

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.24.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

This is the second post in my Creative Disruption trilogy. The first one provided strategies to protect your company from disruption. In this one, I w...

Tesla's New URL Might Hint At Elon Musk's 'Master Plan'

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology

July 19 (Reuters) - Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc has changed its internet address from teslamotors.com to tesla.com, hinting at a possible ...

We Went Solar, and So Should You -- Because It's Free

Stafford Betty | Posted 02.10.2017 | Green
Stafford Betty

For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof.

There's A Civil War Being Fought On Your Rooftop

Carl Pope | Posted 01.28.2017 | Green
Carl Pope

Utilities don't mind that solar is renewable, zero carbon, and enjoys free fuel -- as long as they own it. But solar is also modular and decentralized, which they hate. They don't want to compete with their own customers.

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.12.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil train protesters use 'necessity defense' in oil train blockade trial;...

There Are Now More Solar Jobs In America Than Oil Extraction Jobs

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

Solar is the energy employer of the future -- or at least that's how the numbers look today. A new report on the state of the solar industry out Tues...

This CEO's Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions Would Cost You Nothing

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.07.2015 | Business

SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive wants to put a tax on carbon -- but he says it shouldn’t cost the taxpayer an extra cent. He said any strong deal out of t...

Tesla Moves to Make Renewable Energy More Viable

Patrick Roth | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
Patrick Roth

Imagine a world in which all our energy needs comes from clean, renewable sources. Every building could be covered and powered by solar panels. Transportation could be provided by electric vehicles.

Managing Risk: Reducing Uncertainty in Energy Investments - Advice From Solar City

Joan Michelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Joan Michelson

Everybody wants to get in on the next Google or Facebook without losing their shorts on the duds. Even the big investors get it wrong sometimes.

The Future of Electricity (Part 3): To Speed Innovation, Share the Gains Fairly

Carl Pope | Posted 05.18.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

The transition from outmoded, dirty power to advanced, clean energy is highly lucrative. Winners should compensate vulnerable losers; just capture a fraction of these new profits and we can protect the security and welfare of otherwise stranded workers and communities, provide investment capital for economic diversification and ensure the full value of pension funds.

How to Turn Your Brand Into a Social Crusade

Tom Hayes | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Tom Hayes

Today, successful brands create social movements around themselves: the key proposition is not 'buy me' but rather, 'join me.'

Why the USA, Not China, Will Rule the 21st Century

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Altogether, Entrepreneurs like Jack Ma certainly have the ability to be today's Chinese versions of Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie, but economic and societal headwinds in China will prevent them from doing so.

$45 Million Flows to Off-Grid Solar in Past Four Months

Justin Guay | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Justin Guay

When you dig down, it's pretty clear why these investment leaders would flock to off-grid solar. With rock-solid economics, an enormous addressable market, and eye-popping growth rates, the opportunity is immense.

Innovations That Will Change Your Life: A Conversation With Elon Musk

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.04.2015 | World

Elon Musk is an entrepreneur and founder of Tesla, SpaceX and SolarCity. WORLDPOST: What are the key innovations that will change our lives in the ...

Here's How Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Are Changing the World - One Industry at a Time

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

Both are visionary yet each takes the long view of history and industry. And it is not easy to change an entire industry. Let's be really clear on that.

Winning the Climate Change Challenge

Terry Tamminen | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

So if the U.S. is lagging behind countries like Australia and Germany, why should anyone be optimistic about solving the climate crisis with tools that make economic sense?

Cleantech Investing: We Are Just Getting Started

Nancy Pfund | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business
Nancy Pfund

Co-authored by Noah Walker, Joint MBA/MEM Candidate at Yale University Americans are voting with their stock portfolios like never before. And they a...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: Only Son's "It's A Boy," Plus Conversations With Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's, Cake's John McCrea, and The Cult's Ian Astbury

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

NYC-based songwriter Jack Dishel discusses his new music video for "It's a Boy," premiering on the Huffington Post today: "I've always been interested in the way that technology and human beings relate to one another."

Soaking Up the Sun

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I sincerely wish those that don't believe in the power of green jobs could have attended the Solar Power International show in Los Angeles. They would have seen and felt the continued momentum of the solar industry.

Solar City Produces 4 TIMES The Energy It Consumes

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although net-zero projects have been creating a lot of buzz lately in the field of green building, the Sonnenschiff solar city in Freiburg, Germany is...

SOLAR-POWERED CITY In Florida!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A release from real estate developer Kitson & Partners declares the first "solar powered city": * * * * * First Solar-Powered City to Fuel C...