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This Could Be Solar Energy's Next Big Leap Forward

Bifacial solar panels are here, and they could bring about the next phase of solar cost reductions.<p>Solar energy is already beating coal, natural gas, …

This city’s subway system will soon run mostly on renewable energy

<b>SANTIAGO, Chile—This city’s sleek, European-made subway cars, riding on rubber tires that barely make a noise on the steel rails, carry 2.4 million</b> …

California has so much solar power it has to pay Arizona to use its energy

...But California keeps green-lighting more natural gas plants, thanks to hydrocarbon industry pressure on state regulators, who operate at …

Groundbreaking new energy storage system mounts to existing poles

Grid reliability is a growing concern as the world transitions to renewable energy and existing infrastructure ages. To address these challenges, …

Volvo to make only electric and hybrid cars from 2019

Volvo is the first of the major car manufacturers to commit to ditching petrol- and diesel-only cars by the end of the decade.<p>The Swedish automotive giant has revealed that every car it makes will have an electric motor from 2019. The company is also preparing to launch five fully electric cars by …

Tesla obtains design patents on Model 3 wheels

When first unveiling the Tesla Model 3 in March 2016, the prototypes came equipped with new wheels designed by the automaker.<p>CEO Elon Musk said that they “spent a lot of time on those” and that they plan on bringing them to production. Though a lot of things have changed since and Tesla plans to …

The cutest solar farm ever is now live on the grid

Who knew clean energy could be this cute?<p>China connected a panda-shaped solar power plant to the grid last week.<p>The project was built by the …

This solar-powered car might be better for the planet than a Tesla

You can keep your measly <i>normal</i> electric cars, Elon Musk — the real future of automotive power will be fully powered by the sun.<p>That's the vision a …

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

Fusion Breakthrough Puts Us One Step Closer to Limitless Clean Energy

Taking It Slow<p>Scientists consider nuclear fusion the “holy grail” of energy production for good reason. Not only could it provide a virtually …

World's Biggest Coal Company Closes 37 Mines as Solar Prices Plummet

The rapid growth in renewable energy continues to put a dent in the demand for coal.<p>Coal India, the world's biggest coal mining company and producer …

Fossil Fuels

Breakthrough Research Has Made Synthetic Photosynthesis Possible

The Power of Supramolecules<p>Photosynthesis is one of nature’s most efficient phenomena: aside from providing much of the oxygen human beings need to …

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Emotional Intelligence

Canada produces 66% of its electricity from renewables

Canada produced about 66 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources, according to a new report.<p>The country is the second biggest producer of …

Career Coach: Resilience is a must for career success

This article is about one word: Resilience. Your ability to be resilient will put you in a position to accomplish things you thought were not possible. It will help you and your team recover quickly from defeat and adjust easily to change. Can you think of a time when you doubled down against all …

Trump to order regulatory rollback Friday for finance industry starting with Dodd-Frank

President Trump plans to order a rollback Friday of regulations governing the financial services industry and Wall Street under the Dodd-Frank law and beyond, a White House source confirmed.<p>Gary Cohn, White House Economic Council director, told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published last …

Administrative Law

Washington, DC is hosting a massive sleepover as thousands of women prepare to protest Trump

They’re arriving by the busload, piling out of carpools, spilling out of planes and trains. They’re wearing knitted “pussy hats,” carrying sleeping bags, and toting clever hand-made signs. Thousands of mostly female protestors have made their way to Washington, DC, for an epic sleepover: sharing …

Donald Trump

Green Bond Giant Awakened by Countries Spending to Save Climate

Governments spending to avert climate change have stirred a green bond giant inside the global sovereign debt pool worth trillions of dollars.<p>Nine …

Human activity is destroying our wilderness. This map shows the extent of the crisis

There’s a well-worn riddle that asks if a tree falls in a forest and there’s nobody there, does it make a sound. As the human population expands, …

Cities have been locking up poor people for not paying fines. It’s finally catching up to them.

China is emerging as the world’s strongest proponent of globalization

After Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election and the UK’s unexpected decision to Brexit, China is emerging as one of globalization’s strongest proponents.<p>On Nov. 20 Chinese president Xi Jinping, speaking at the 24th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima, Peru, called on the APEC …

China

Move Over Tesla, this New Car is Powered by Salt Water and Has Over 900 Horsepower

In a breakthrough that is bound to catch the attention of the oil industry and even electric car makers, a company has just gained approval for its …

Preparations Continue For Tesla's Model 3 Launch

<i>By John Gartner</i><p>For the hundreds of thousands who put down a deposit on the upcoming Tesla Model 3, the future can’t come soon enough. The much-anticipated EV, which is scheduled to start shipping sometime between the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018, is one of several vehicles due out in the …

Hyundai Ioniq Electric becomes most efficient electric car ever rated by the EPA

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its official fuel economy rating for the new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, the Korean automaker’s first all-electric car, and it took the first spot as the most efficient car rated by the agency – dethroning the BMW i3.<p>With an EPA-rated range of …

2017 is Shaping to be The Year of The Electric Car.

Increasing sales, competitive operating costs, improved range--and a startup that can make it happen.<p>Every successful technology, product, or service has a tipping point. Many signs indicate that 2017 will be the tipping point for electric cars. Here's why, and a startup that can make it …

Clean Power Is Too Hot for Even Trump to Cool

On Nov. 4, Walmart announced an aggressive plan to increase its investments in renewable energy, pledging to power half its operations from wind, …

Renewable Energy