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Richard Branson Reveals ‘Revolutionary’ Virgin Hyperloop One Plan

Richard Branson is throwing his weight behind “the world’s most revolutionary train service.” The entrepreneur announced on Thursday that his Virgin …

Genes for Skin Color Rebut Dated Notions of Race, Researchers Say

For centuries, skin color has held powerful social meaning — a defining characteristic of race, and a starting point for racism.<p>“If you ask somebody on the street, ‘What are the main differences between races?,’ they’re going to say skin color,” said Sarah A. Tishkoff, a geneticist at the …

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Elon Musk Had a Hilarious Response to More Than 60,000 People Canceling Their Tesla Model 3 Orders

Few people would compare Tesla to a hamburger joint. But Elon Musk just did.<p>The Tesla Model 3, the mass-market electrical vehicle that may completely change the automotive industry, is here--and people are excited.<p>Well, most people, anyway. There are more than a few customers who are also …

Your Own Private Wind Turbine

It worked for the solar industry! Domestic wind power is now a thing.<p>In pursuit of cheaper and more efficient power, the wind industry continues to …

Gemini wind farm goes online off Dutch coast

The Netherlands has opened the world's second largest offshore wind farm, with 150 turbines spinning in action in the North Sea, substantially …

This Is the Fastest Growing Job in the U.S.

As the solar industry continues to grow, so do its job opportunities.<p>It’s no surprise then that the fastest-growing job in the U.S. between 2012 and …

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Could Have “Infinity” Warranty

Apparently the most exciting advance in roofing technology could also plausibly come with a lifetime warranty — and lifetime of the universe, not …

China increases solar power output by 80% in three months

China electricity output from photovoltaic plants rose 80 per cent in the first quarter after the world’s biggest solar power market increased …

Iceland drills 4.7 km down into volcano to tap clean energy

It's named after a Nordic god and drills deep into the heart of a volcano: "Thor" is a rig that symbolises Iceland's leading-edge efforts to produce …

Aerial Photos Reveal the Massive Tesla Solar Panels Powering Hawaii

A vision of a solar-powered future lies in Hawaii.<p>Tesla has been busy laying the foundations for the future of renewable energy. In March, the …

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 …

GENE MUNSTER: Tesla is the next Apple

Apple is the world's largest company with a market cap of nearly $770 billion as of this writing. Tesla is one of the world's largest automakers with a market cap of close to $55 billion, although we think the Tesla story is just getting started.<p>There are many parallels between Apple about a decade …

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Tesla announces start of ‘solar roof tile’ production within next two months

Tesla released its first quarter 2017 financial results and shareholders letter today. In the letter, the company gave an update on its plans for Model 3 production and Solar Roof tiles production.<p>The company says that it plans to start the ” pilot manufacturing” of the first types of tiles during …

Indiana Governor Deals Death Blow to State's Solar Industry

By Jeremy Deaton and Laura A. Shepard<p>In Indiana, solar employs nearly three times as many people as natural gas, according to the Department of …

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof — here's everything we know about the project so far

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof.<p>The company originally said it would begin selling its solar roof in April, but CEO Elon Musk said that two of the four shingle options wouldn't be made available until early 2018. A Tesla representative declined to comment further on why the timeline …

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Kill net neutrality and you’ll kill us, say 800 US startups

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission announced the first step in its plan to kill net neutrality — reversing the Title II classification of internet service providers. Doing so will remove many regulations placed on big cable companies, allowing them to erect barriers and tolls that …

UAE's first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government oil company in the United Arab Emirates says it has opened the country's first solar-powered gas …

Elon Musk: 100 Tesla Gigafactories Could Power the Entire World

The Gigafactory<p>The Tesla Gigafactory produces lithium ion batteries, supporting the Tesla vehicles and providing low-cost batteries using alternative …

The Amazing Way GE Is Combining Big Data And Electrons To Create 'The Internet of Energy'

The global energy industry is facing disruption as it transitions from fossils to renewables (and occasionally back again). Its challenges include balancing growing demand in developing nations with the need for sustainability, and predicting the effect of extreme weather conditions on supply and …

Internet of Things

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built …

America will soon surpass the clean energy standards Trump wants to kill

Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, first announced in 2015, caused no end of political controversy in conservative circles for its ambitious …

Renewable Energy

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

Motivation

Top 10 Renewable Energy Trends to Watch in 2017

A review of all the headlines published by <i>Renewable Energy World</i> this year revealed many interesting trends in the global renewable energy …

Top 10

12 surprising facts about Tesla cars you probably didn't know

But lost in big announcements, like Tesla's new self-driving hardware, are some key details about the cars that make them just a little bit more special.<p>We rounded up our favorite surprising Tesla facts you may not have known — scroll down for a closer look:

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My Biggest Regret In Life: Going To College

Just about everywhere you go, people tell you “Go to college! Get a degree! Don’t quit! It’s worth it!”<p>Don’t listen to them! It’s <i>not</i> worth it. At least it wasn’t for me.<p>I wasted five years of my life going to college, and it’s my biggest regret in life. For me, college was a waste of time, a waste …

Oil Producers Turn to Wind Power

European oil companies take on offshore wind projects; a way to diversify and leverage experience drilling at sea<p>The Netherlands wants to build the world’s largest offshore wind project, and an unlikely company is helping: Royal Dutch Shell PLC.<p>The oil-and-gas giant is facing shareholder pressure …

Wind Power

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

For the purposes of this list, Business Insider asked PitchBook Data to pull a list of US-based companies that were founded in 2012 or later — since we're nearing the end of 2016 — and that are private tech companies with a valuation of north of $1 billion.<p>We then ranked them from least to most …

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Starting A Company In 2017? Here Are 7 Tools To Make Your Job A Whole Lot Easier

These are the essentials.<p>Nowadays, it really doesn't matter what field you're in--you need to be digital. Big cabinets and stacks of paper are going out the door, and so are sloppy desktops with endless excel files. There are too many great programs out there with automated processes to warrant …

Futuristic power plant complex generates clean power through wind, solar and geothermal energy

A newly designed futuristic power plant complex, EXOSPHERE, pioneers a unique paradigm for sustainable buildings in the Dominican Republic. Four wind …

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other investors are launching a $1 billion green energy fund

It's called Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), and it has a broad focus. "Anything that leads to cheap, clean, reliable energy we're open-minded to," Gates told Quartz<p>Alongside the Microsoft-cofounder-turned-philanthropist and the Amazon CEO, there is an array of top investors and industry leaders …

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