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Tesla Powers An Entire Island With Solar Power

Nikhil Reddy | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Nikhil Reddy

In the last 7 years, clean energy has become a saving grace of humanity, and I mean that quite literally.

Elon Musk and Tesla Tackle Renewable Energy

David M Kirby | Posted 11.21.2016 | Technology
David M Kirby

(Photo Credit: Dan Taylor / Heisenberg Media) Tesla Motors is on the cutting edge of automotive technology. While their luxury appeal remains out of ...

Elon Musk Unveils Shingles That Could Finally Make Rooftop Solar Sexy

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.31.2016 | Green

Elon Musk late Friday debuted glass roofing shingles that generate electricity from the sun, a critical step toward merging Tesla Motors with his sola...

Elon Musk Is Betting Big On Solar Roofing

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business

Elon Musk is expected to unveil a new solar roofing product for his energy company, SolarCity, this week. Based on what Musk has already said about th...

Airbnb Teams Up With SolarCity To Get More Hosts To Go Green

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.18.2016 | Technology

Airbnb hosts who want to add solar panels to their homes just got some green to do so. The home-renting service announced a partnership on Tuesday wit...

Are Tesla Investors Getting A Raw Deal In SolarCity Merger?

Paul Alexander | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Paul Alexander

On August 1, Tesla Motors, whose chief executive officer is Elon Musk, announced the acquisition of another Musk brainchild, SolarCity, a rooftop sola...

Why Elon Musk’s Plan To Merge Tesla With SolarCity Will Probably Work

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business

Elon Musk’s plan to consolidate his clean-energy empire has few fans on Wall Street. Tesla, Musk’s electric car and battery maker, and SolarCity,...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

Why Elon Musk Is Betting On Solar Power Instead Of Wind

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

Elon Musk doesn’t see a place for a wind power division in his expanding clean-energy empire. The Tesla chief announced plans on Tuesday to transfo...

Elon Musk Wants To Build The World’s First 21st Century Energy Empire

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

Tesla Motors made a bid on Tuesday to buy its sister company, SolarCity, as CEO Elon Musk looks to consolidate his growing clean-energy empire. The of...

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Florida Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities

Gabe Elsner | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Last week, the Florida utility-backed anti-solar initiative officially launched their campaign to block solar leasing in the sunshine state with the c...

If These Ads Work, They'll Be Irrelevant In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business

Five years from now, Jonathan Beamer wants different rivals. Two weeks after unveiling a new slate of TV commercials, the chief marketing officer of ...

Clean-Tech Innovation, From the Sexy to the Stodgy

Clint Wilder | Posted 10.12.2016 | Green
Clint Wilder

Instead of a legislated, extremely aggressive renewable portfolio standard target as in California and Hawaii, New York seeks to fundamentally change the way its power market values assets.

Elon Musk Knows His Life Makes The Average Mortal's Head Spin

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.03.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Elon Musk is a busy man, and he knows it. At a Friday event announcing super-efficient rooftop solar panels, the SolarCity chairman, who a...

What's Musk's 'Missing Piece?' Tesla Insider Shares Insights

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Alison van Diggelen

This evening, Elon Musk announces details of Tesla's new products: not cars, but battery storage for the home and for the business/utility. So why does Musk call battery storage "the missing piece" and why is it so significant?

It Turns Out That You Can't Divide Americans Over Renewable Energy

Ron Pernick | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Ron Pernick

One thing is resoundingly clear. In a nation divided on climate change, immigration policy and so many other issues, Americans are overwhelmingly united in their support of renewable energy.

Clean Energy Finds a Broader Market

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Energy represents a critical challenge for our country (and the world). Moves to make the US more independent from the Middle East OPEC oil oligopoly was critical. With new technologies in fossil fuel production, we have made tremendous progress.

In Clean Energy, Macro Trends Trump Midterm Political Winds

Clint Wilder | Posted 02.06.2015 | Green
Clint Wilder

Without a doubt, the midterms were not good news for U.S. clean energy and climate action.

Kate Sheppard

Utility Group Tries To Rally Black Caucus Against Solar Incentives

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Representatives of an industry group representing electric companies met with staffers for members of the Congressional Black Caucus o...

Retire With Due Diligence the 21st Century Way: Less Money, More Substance

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Molly Alexander Darden

Who hasn't heard the astronomical projections of how much financially we need in order to walk out of the office and into a new life? Well, I'm here to tell you, it ain't necessarily so! Here's how a smaller financial base can work when we apply the principle of due diligence analysis long before retirement.

As Clean Energy Goes Mainstream, Leadership Is Squarely Focused On States and Cities

Clint Wilder | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Clint Wilder

The recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from Clean Edge, the research and advisory firm where I am senior editor, finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas, while still hampered by inaction and inertia in others.

On Its 60th Birthday, Solar PV Has Become a Major Contender

Clint Wilder | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Clint Wilder

Let's jump ahead to where solar energy deployment, by almost any measure, is today. It's booming.

Collaboration, Not Heros, Drives Shifts in Climate Change

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When I heard in late December that Bill McKibben had written another article for Rolling Stone, I was thrilled. His July 2012 piece for that publication -- 'Global Warming's Terrifying Math' -- started a firestorm.

Climate Change This Week: Sudden Surprises, Cheap Wind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...

The Campaign Against Net Metering: ALEC and Utility Interests' Next Attack on Clean Energy Surfaces in Arizona

Gabe Elsner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Gabe Elsner

On Thursday, the Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC), the state entity responsible for regulating utilities, voted to charge ratepayers a monthly fee of 70 cents per kilowatt of solar energy installed on their roof.