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Tesla Becomes Cheapest Source of Electricity in Hawaii
Tesla

Tesla Becomes Cheapest Source of Electricity in Hawaii

A solar array and storage batteries on the island of Kauai is producing renewable energy for less per kilowatt hour than fossil fuel power stations.
What You, Entrepreneur, Can Do to Support Green Energy
Environment

What You, Entrepreneur, Can Do to Support Green Energy

With the U.S. election now over and the changing of the guard, the environment has become a contentious topic for our country.
Andrew Medal
You Could Fly to France on Solar Powered Plane Then Drive on a Solar Panel Road
Solar Energy

You Could Fly to France on Solar Powered Plane Then Drive on a Solar Panel Road

See how solar power is making a major impact all over the world.
Nina Zipkin
Google to Run Exclusively on Renewable Energy by 2017
Google

Google to Run Exclusively on Renewable Energy by 2017

It is ramping up investments in wind and solar power for its data centers.
SolarCity Roofing Might Cost the Same as Traditional Shingles
SolarCity

SolarCity Roofing Might Cost the Same as Traditional Shingles

It seems like Elon Musk is being intentionally vague on this.
Solar Energy Has Big Apple Potential But New York Real Estate Entrepreneurs Haven't Seen the Light
Solar Energy

Solar Energy Has Big Apple Potential But New York Real Estate Entrepreneurs Haven't Seen the Light

New York developers have been reluctant to embrace solar, despite big cost savings and beautiful new designs. That creates opportunity for the bold.
Daniel Neiditch
Forget Solar Panels -- Elon Musk Wants to Build Solar Roofs
Elon Musk

Forget Solar Panels -- Elon Musk Wants to Build Solar Roofs

Tesla is getting into the roofing business. Well, sort of.
Cadie Thompson
This Firm Is Fueling Investors' Wallets and Desire to Do Good With the Power of the Sun
Solar Energy

This Firm Is Fueling Investors' Wallets and Desire to Do Good With the Power of the Sun

With savvy software, Wunder Capital aims to bring efficiency to financing the installation of solar energy systems.
Catherine Clifford
Under Tesla's Wing, SolarCity's Future Remains Uncertain
Tesla

Under Tesla's Wing, SolarCity's Future Remains Uncertain

With a tentative agreement to be purchased by its sister company, Tesla Motors, SolarCity is going all in on a strategy that some analysts say is ahead of its time: pairing solar systems with the automaker's energy-storage batteries.
SolarCity Agrees to $2.6 Billion Buyout Offer From Tesla
Tesla

SolarCity Agrees to $2.6 Billion Buyout Offer From Tesla

The combined entity would sell solar panels, home battery storage systems and electric cars under a single brand.
Facebook's Solar-Powered Internet Drone Takes Flight
Drones

Facebook's Solar-Powered Internet Drone Takes Flight

Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona.
Big Solar Is Leaving Rooftop Systems in the Dust
Solar Energy

Big Solar Is Leaving Rooftop Systems in the Dust

The success of large-scale solar has raised questions about the wisdom of continuing incentives for rooftop installations, which remain far more expensive than most other forms of electricity.
A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill
Far Out Tech

A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill

Missouri hopes to have the first solar panel-paved stretch of U.S. highway before the end of the year.
Jason Fell
Apple Creates a New Company to Sell Solar Energy
Apple

Apple Creates a New Company to Sell Solar Energy

The company might have plans to expand its farms even further to prepare for new projects, such as charging stations for the long-rumored Apple car.