Elon Musk’s Wildly Successful Vision for a Clean Energy Future

Elon Musk is the man who has made future technologies possible today -- home solar, electric vehicles, even space travel -- and he is only getting started.

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IEA Sees the Future of Solar: Lower Costs and More Energy by 2050

by Kristine Wong

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Clean Energy Victory Bonds: Another Way to Finance the Solar Boom?

by Scott Thill

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From Alaska to New Mexico, Smart States Win Clean Energy Awards

The Clean Energy States Alliance has recognized eight projects from across the country for innovative work to bring wind, solar and efficiency to residents.

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The Solar Homes of the Future Will Also Be Mini Power Plants

With EVs, storage and smart grid integration, the solar homes of the future will be able to send energy back to the grid, experts said during a recent webcast.

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Looking for a Solar Job? Ecotech’s E-Book Surveys the Landscape

With its new primer on the solar jobs available in the U.S., the Ecotech Institute gives prospective workers the lowdown on the industry.

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Elon Musk’s Wildly Successful Vision for a Clean Energy Future

Elon Musk is the man who has made future technologies possible today — home solar, electric vehicles, even space travel — and he is only getting started.

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Electric Vehicles and Home Solar Get a Boost from New Partnership

SunPower is joining forces with Ford and the Sierra Club to encourage people to connect electric vehicles and home solar to save money and the planet at the same time.

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Conservatives Move into Colorado to Protect Home Solar Against Xcel

The conservative-led, pro-solar group is stepping up its efforts to protect home solar in Colorado against utility attacks to slash net metering benefits.

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With Smart Solar Policy, US Could Grow Its Solar by 4300% by 2030

Right now, solar power only comprises 0.23 percent of America’s electricity generation. But that percentage has the potential to skyrocket to 10 percent in the next 30 years, according to …

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The Future of Electric Vehicles on Display at the LA Auto Show

When the LA Auto Show opens its doors to the public on Friday, expect to see electric vehicles getting an even bigger share of the attention.

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What Does SunEdison’s Purchase of First Wind Mean for Big Solar?

The $2.4 billion offer for First Wind will help SunEdison catch up to the big solar players, but it’ll make a big difference in growing the wind industry.

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Iowa Co-Op Utility Goes Solar with Its Rural (and Amish!) Customers

From installing solar phone booths used by the Amish to building the states’s largest community solar farm, one electric utility shows how solar in Iowa can work.

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