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When will Tesla's home battery make financial sense?

Tesla's home battery is a long-term bet, and it needs new regulations and markets<p>Last week, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla Energy, a line of batteries that can store power for utilities, businesses, and homes. It’s the home part people were most excited about, and coupled with solar panels, it’s also the …

With 38,000 battery buyers in 1 week, Tesla may need bigger Giga

So many people have ordered Tesla Motors’ new home-based battery packs — unveiled by the electric automaker just last week — that the company may need to expand its $5 billion battery factory now under construction in Nevada, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday.<p>Tesla has received 38,000 reservations for …

2016 Chevy Volt MSRP falls short of the $10k cheaper promise by then-CEO Akerson

In May 2013 at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green Conference, then-GM-CEO Dan Akerson promised that the Next Generation Chevy Volt would be $10,000 cheaper, …

Daimler CEO Discusses Tesla

Dieter Zetsche Presents Mercedes-Benz F015 – Luxury in Motion<p>Daimler CEO Zetsche at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show<p>Because it’s always interesting to …

Tesla

Tesla Battery System Could Speed Exit Of Coal Generation

<b>Published on</b> May 4th, 2015 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>70<p>May 4th, 2015 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p>Originally published on <i>RenewEconomy</i>.<p>Elon Musk has created one of the …

Road-Tripping On The West Coast Electric Highway

<i>The call of the open road beckons to electric car owners now that Washington and Oregon have completed their portions of the West Coast Electric</i> …

Why Fiat Chrysler's CEO may be making the case for a merger

When Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, denounces“destruction” of capital in the global automotive industry …

Why we should electrify the oceans

In Indonesia, ecologists have created ‘biological rocks’ on the ocean floor using an ingeniously simple technology. Katie Silver investigates.<p>Just metres off the beach, beneath the clear water, is a giant motorbike, sitting atop a big steel structure in the shape of a speedbump. It is covered in …

Open to all: purchase Formula E London ePrix tickets

Ticket sales for the Formula E London ePrix, scheduled on June 27 and 28, is now open to everyone interested in attending the inaugural event of the …

Formula E

Hawaii Will Soon Get All Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources

Hawaii is on its way to having the greenest grid in the nation.<p>The state legislature sent a bill to the governor’s desk this week that moves the …

Georgia Power Releases Series Of Electric Mobility Commercials

“Get Current, Drive Electric” – Georgia Power.<p><i>Georgia Power (GP)</i> released multiple EV-related videos; from testimonies to commercials.<p>These two …

Electric Vehicles

Power Problems: Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Faces Crippling Debt

As a U.S. territory with tropical weather and beautiful beaches, Puerto Rico has a lot going for it. But there are downsides to living on an island. A big one is the cost of energy.<p>All the electricity on the island is distributed by the government-owned Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, also …

Tesla Motors Inc: Home Batteries Will Be Leased, Not Sold [REPORT]

Tesla Motors’ forthcoming home batteries, expected to be revealed on April 30, might only be leased to the general public instead of sold, as …

Texas Environmentalists Lobby For Solar-Powered Electric Chair

AUSTIN, TX—Garrett Durning of the Texas Environmental Defense League has spent the last three months campaigning tirelessly for the installation of …

Butt shot of the new van. Here's why I did it

15 Best Coachella Car Campsites

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival wrapped up Sunday night, and our photographer Robin Trajano was there (with a Lamborghini, but that’s …

Clean-Energy Growth, Oil Industry Stagnation, Toyota Electric Cars In China: Today's Car News

Today, we have reports on growth in clean energy for electricity generation, and encouraging signs of electric-car adoption. Also, see why Toyota may …

Transforming Smart Grids For A Better Connected Future

Over the last decade, smart grid innovators have recognized the importance of an intelligent grid architecture while, over the same period, the electric power industry has been experiencing dramatic changes in the transmission, distribution, marketing, and consumption of electricity.<p>In 2002, the …

Internet of Things

Google Says the Internet of Things' Smarts Will Save Energy

As the Internet of Things expands, with everything from thermostats to cameras to cars plugging into the net, so does the need for machines that can …

Tesla Could Be Changing the Dynamics of Global Energy

Tesla’s announcement last week about creating a new line of batteries for use by businesses, consumers, and the electrical grid at large is a …

Everything to Know About Google’s New Wireless Service

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Jon Shenk—AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Bryan Bedder—Getty Images for Engadget Expand<p>Getty Images<p>Andrea …

Apple: "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it."

Company releases 2015 environmental impact report<p>Apple is continuing to take a strong stance against climate change, writing in its newly released 2015 Environmental Responsibility Report, "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it." This is framed as a major piece in Apple's …

Tim Cook

Tesla's New Battery Could Solve One Of Solar Power's Biggest Problems

So far, specific details are thin on the new battery designed for home use that Tesla's announcing next week. But just based on what we do know, it's …

U.S. Power Grid’s $2 Trillion Push Needs European Efficiency

A $2 trillion push in the U.S. to blend renewable energy into the power supply and fortify transmission lines against extreme weather means that …

UFOs Are Real Says Canada’s Ex-Defense Minister Paul Hellyer: Alien Ships As Common As Airplanes

UFOs are not only the real deal, says a top former Canadian member of parliament, but alien spaceships fly through the skies over Planet Earth at …