As electric vehicles make a move to the mainstream, utilities are taking notice

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In a move highlighting the growing importance of electric charging stations to utilities, Italian power giant Enel has bought a small, fast-growing California developer of charging stations and power management software. Through its EnerNOC subsidiary, Enel acquired San Carlos, Calif.-based Electric Motor Werks for an undisclosed amount, in a transaction that could be a harbinger Read More

Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles are out… and OMG

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Tesla is bringing solar panels to Puerto Rico.Image: Mark Lennihan/AP/REX/Shutterstock Elon Musk announced Tesla would provide aid for Puerto Rico as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria. Now we’ve seen the how the company’s renewable energy systems are being implemented.  The company’s Twitter account shared a set of new photos showing off a new solar Read More

Tesla reportedly ships Powerpacks to Puerto Rico

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Tesla's Powerpacks have reportedly reached Puerto Rico.Image: tesla Elon Musk tweeted last week that Tesla would shift its attentions to help with the aid and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Now, it appears that the company is making good on his word: Tesla has reportedly begun to ship its Read More

The war on coal is over. Coal lost | Dana Nuccitelli

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Dana Nuccitelli: Coal cant compete with cheaper clean energy. The Trump administration cant save expensive, dirty energy. Last week, Trumps EPA administrator a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, many old American coal power plants are being retired or converted to natural gas, and new coal power plants arent being built because theyve Read More

The Texas town where all the energy is green

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Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is a good little Republican but ever since his city weaned itself off fossil fuels, he has become a hero to environmentalists When the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross assumed it was a joke. OK, which of my Read More

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

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Wind isnt just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating capturing just 2% of it would solve the planets energy needs at a stroke. And as the windiest country in Europe, Britain is at the forefront of this green revolution The wind rips along the Humber estuary in Hull. Its the kind that presses your coat to your Read More