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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Residential Solar Panels?

<i>What are the pros and cons of residential energy customers switching to solar? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yogi Goswami, Director, Clean Energy Research Center, USF, on …

Solar Power

Elon Musk is building a 'kid-size submarine' to rescue Thai kids trapped in cave

Elon Musk is coming to the rescue.<p>The tech leader, along with SpaceX and Boring Company engineers, have been working with cave experts in Thailand to …

Elon Musk

I took a $163,000 Tesla Model X SUV on a road trip and discovered Tesla's greatest weapon isn't its cars

Tesla unveiled the production Model X SUV in the shadows of its Fremont, California factory on September 29, 2015.<p>A few hours before the festive event where the Tesla-faithful convened to hear their almighty leader preach the gospel of Falcon Wing doors and Bio-Weapon Defense Mode, I became one of …

Tesla

Pruitt quietly approved "super polluting" freight trucks upon departure

One of Scott Pruitt's final acts as Secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency was effectively creating a loophole "that will allow a major …

EPA

Tesla Falls for Fourth Day on Production, Trade Concerns

• Shares have lost 15 percent since June 28, the biggest four-day slide since April, as analysts questioned whether the production push could be …

Tesla

Investors betting against Tesla are getting killed but not for the reason you may think: Cramer

Tesla seems to be able to weather negative headline after negative headline without any substantial decline because there are no "real sellers," …

Tesla

Tesla rattled as questions asked over Model 3 quality

Tesla shares recorded their biggest drop since March yesterday, after a report suggested the electric car maker had removed a test from its Model 3 production process last week in a bid to hit its targets.<p>The stock closed down 7.2pc, wiping more than $5bn (£3.8bn) from Tesla's market capitalisation …

Tesla

Tesla Powerwalls save the day during heat wave in Vermont

Vermont is starting to get a significant number of Tesla Powerwalls installed through the company’s partnership with Green Mountain Power (GMP), an important electric utility in Vermont.<p>This latest heat wave in the northeast has hit Vermont pretty hard and GMP says that the energy storage capacity …

Tesla

Tesla Facing New Investigation From California Regulators, As It Builds Cars In A Tent

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has opened a new investigation into Tesla, after receiving a complaint from one of the …

Tesla

The Misinformation Around Electric Vehicles

The oil and automotive industries’ increasingly crude attempts to spread misinformation about electric vehicles is a bid to protect a business model increasingly recognized each day as harmful to the planet and to each and every one of us. Media outlets such as <i>The Guardian</i> and CNBC have written …

Electric Vehicles

Read what Elon Musk told Tesla after the car maker met its Model 3 goal

On Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company managed to meet a self-imposed deadline to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week.<p>The car maker had …

Tesla

Exclusive: Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline - factory sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) nearly produced 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans in the last week of its second quarter, with the final car rolling off the assembly line on Sunday morning, several hours after the midnight goal set by Chief Executive Elon Musk, two workers at the factory …

Tesla

Does Tesla Stand To Become The World’s Next BMW?

NEW STREET RESEARCH: TESLA HAS ‘THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME BMW‘Wall Street is obsessed with Tesla Model 3 production numbers. To some degree, this is …

Tesla

5 Cheap Stocks With 5%+ Dividends, Plus 25%+ Upside

Do you have a reliable way to generate monthly cash flow from the dividend stocks you own today? If not, why not?<p>Many “first-level” investors <i>hope</i> that their stocks will go higher so that they can sell them for cash flow. But, if you follow rich people, you’ll notice that <i>they never actually sell any</i> …

Investing

Oil industry is 'peddling misinformation' about electric vehicles

When technological innovation threatens to upend the status quo, the status quo fights back. Every time. I try to keep that in mind when observing …

Electric Vehicles

3 Oil Companies Getting Serious About Renewable Energy -- and 2 That Aren't

Some of the largest oil companies on the planet are investing heavily in renewable energy; others are merely going through the motions. Investors …

Renewable Energy

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells

Lance Wheeler looks at glassy skyscrapers and sees untapped potential. Houses and office buildings, he says, account for 75% of electricity use in …

Clean Energy

This Is the Most Misunderstood Concept in Renewable Energy

Power and energy are two different things, but they are often used interchangeably. Let's clear up the confusion once and for all.<p>Most people will …

Renewable Energy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The Democrat who challenged her party’s establishment — and won

In the spring of 2017, before she ended the 20-year congressional career of Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) and upset her city’s most powerful political machine, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was working behind a bar. She had helped launch Flats Fix, a tacos and craft cocktail spot in Manhattan, while …

Middle-class

This Futuristic Solar Power Plant From 1923 Was Supposed to Light Up the World

Some people here in the 21st century still think of solar power as a futuristic, unproven technology. But solar-powered machines have been around for …

Clean Energy

Chevron and Exxon CEOs take aim at Trump's trade policies

Speaking at the World Gas Conference Tuesday morning, Chevron CEO Michael Wirth said that President Trump's trade policies could be a "drag" on his …

CEOs

UPS saves 10 million gallons of fuel by only turning right

UPS drivers put a lot of miles on their vehicles, and they burn a lot of fuel. A few years ago, the company hit on a wacky idea to conserve fuel and …

Carbon Emissions

Hydrogen vs. Electric: Which is actually more efficient?

You’d think it would be obvious. If ever an automaker was born to produce an electric car, it should be Toyota. Creator of the original electrified …

Energy

China Takes Gas Crown as Clean-Air Push Powers It Past Japan

China’s drive for cleaner skies has pushed it past Japan to become the world’s largest buyer of natural gas, a milestone for a nation that wasn’t …

Natural Gas

Why voters don't trust climate science

Despite the solid scientific consensus that human activity is driving climate change, acknowledgement of that across the political spectrum has …

Climate

Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current …

Tesla

Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in 9 states: Documents

Electric car maker Tesla's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years …

Tesla

China Sends Solar Shivers With Subsidy Cuts

“They call it the solar-coaster.”<p>The remark by Dan Whitten of the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association summed up a sector reeling this week after …

Tesla Shareholder Meeting: Elon Musk Reveals Stunning New Image Of Tesla Model Y

Elon Musk is working to bring a cheap, all-electric sports utility vehicle to the market. At the company’s shareholder meeting on Tuesday at the …

3 Things We Heard at the Tesla Annual Meeting | Investopedia

Shares of electric vehicle industry pioneer Tesla Inc. (TSLA) are up over 5% Wednesday morning after the Palo Alto, California-based company hosted …