William Soule

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What Will Happen To Clean Energy Startups Under Trump?

Renewable energy is thriving. But will a drop in federal support hurt new innovation?<p>In the middle of the Nevada desert, 10,000 billboard-sized mirrors reflect sunlight onto a tower that stores the energy in molten salt–an innovative way to make solar power available to nearby Las Vegas at night. …

Utilities fighting against rooftop solar are only hastening their own doom

Batteries are going to make rooftop solar invulnerable.<p>Several of the big trends in clean electricity depend, in one way or another, on batteries. How fast batteries get better and cheaper will help determine how fast renewable energy grows, how fast fossil fuel power plants get shut down, and how …

This Week in Solar

Solar manufacturers' earnings may be better than expected; Elon Musk signs a big energy storage deal; and another oil major pushes further into …

The Awesome Reason Why China Is Building Solar Power Plants That Look Like Pandas

In China, the panda is a symbol of peace, harmony, and friendship. That makes it the perfect choice to represent a new initiative to expand green …

3 Top Solar Stocks to Buy Now

There are some big opportunities in solar energy, and these three stocks approach the market from very different angles.<p>Solar stocks have been …

Electric Cars: The Long-Term Trend That Makes Lithium Stock Albemarle a Buy

Tesla's upcoming launch of its mass-market Model 3 electric vehicle should greatly accelerate demand for lithium-ion batteries.<p>Electric vehicles …

Youtuber Is Selling His Tesla Because the Tires Are Worn Out

Man forgets that seasonal tires exist, promptly gets made fun of on the internet.<p>What's Inside?<p>The internet is a ruthless place and any novice user …

This week’s top stories: Model 3 production & pricing, France petrol & diesel ban, VW’s new EV tech, Chevy Bolt sales, solar & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Tesla Model 3 production and pricing details, France’s petrol and diesel ban, VW’s new EV research car, Chevy Bolt sales, and the latest solar news.<p>New aerial shots of Gigafactory 1 show lots of activity this week as Tesla Model 3 production officially kicks off two …

The Electric Car Revolution May Come Sooner Than We Thought

All around the world, electric cars are edging out gasoline-powered vehicles.<p>The internal combustion engine had a good run. It has helped propel cars — and thus humanity — forward for more than 100 years.<p>But a sea change is afoot that is forecast to kick gas-powered vehicles to the curb, replacing …

Electric Vehicles

The electric car revolution may hit the world 'harder and faster' than predicted

Electric vehicles are still rare sightings on most roads today. But in a couple of decades, more than a third of all passenger cars will run on …

Five ways to keep your house cool this summer

Keep your home cool and your HVAC humming with these tips.<p>When the summer really heats up, even the most robust central air systems can fail without proper care.<p>Maintenance and careful upgrades reduce the chances your air conditioner won't quit in your hour of need. Keeping an eye on your home's …

Jawbone’s demise heralds the end of the wearables industry

Sometimes deaths are sudden, but most company deaths are the opposite, with Jawbone's protracted terminus taking upward of a year. The company was an early pioneer in the consumer-wearables market and had raised close to a billion dollars in investment, but that wasn't enough to save it. Its end …

Top performance car power-to-weight ratios under $100k, $50k and $25k

One Car Will Beat The 707-HP Dodge Challenger Hellcat... Barely<p>Despite what my high school algebra teacher might have told you about my math skills, I've always been a little bit of a stats geek. I grew up organizing my baseball cards by batting average and ERA, before falling into the wonderful, …