Category: Green Energy

Why is Energy Efficiency Stalling in the U.S.?

A recent survey by Harris International found a drop in energy efficiency efforts -- fewer people are turning off lights, replacing old appliances, and more.
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Get Ready for the Next Green Jobs Boom: Energy Storage Jobs

The solar industry is adding jobs at 10 times the national average. Now, with the rise of battery technology, energy storage jobs are about to follow suit.
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Why 7 States Have Already Passed Fees on EVs — and More are Probably Coming

As electric vehicles take up a greater market share, states fear plummeting gas tax revenues -- so expect fees on EVs to become more commonplace.
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Tesla’s Powerwall: Helping Solar Achieve Escape Velocity

As the hype about Tesla's new energy-storage platform becomes reality, experts across industries now see the Powerwall as a truly world-changing technology.
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How Solar-Powered Disaster Recovery is Helping in Nepal

Lamps, chargers, heaters and even a blood bank are all examples of the solar-powered disaster recovery efforts taking shape after Nepal's earthquake.
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Sheila Davis Sheds Light on Solar’s Dirty Secrets

The director of the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition explains her group’s work in getting solar companies to prove their green credentials – and step up their efforts to make solar even cleaner ...
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Tesla Battery Product to ‘Fundamentally Change’ How The World Uses Energy

Elon Musk has unveiled the long-awaited Tesla battery product -- Tesla Powerwall -- which promises to change the home energy storage market forever.
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California Governor Sets North America’s Most Aggressive Climate Goal

Under Jerry Brown's new Climate Goal for California, the state will reduce its emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
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Looking to Go Green? New Energy Concierge Service Wants to Help

A startup just launched by SunPower co-founder Tom Dinwoodie wants to help you go green, from home solar to electric vehicles and more.
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The Home Solar plus Energy Storage Revolution Is About to Begin

On this Earth Day, we get a sneak peek at the Solar City and Tesla home solar plus energy storage offering that will turn the energy business on its ear.
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