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Green company Wrightspeed moving from San Jose to Alameda
The move from San Jose means Wrightspeed will join Natal Energy, Google's Makani Power, Imprint Energy and Sila Nanotechnolgies at the former naval base, now known as Alameda Point.
Materials that may be cheaper and more efficient than silicon at converting the sun's rays into electricity could be key to the next generation of solar power, scientists say. Though years away from being used to commercially produce solar cells, perovskites, named for a 19th century Russian count, are emerging as the most promising material for solar cells.
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California adopts first-in-nation energy storage plan
State regulators require utilities to invest in energy storage technology
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Loan program that funded Solyndra finds success in Tesla and many others
The Department of Energy's clean energy loan guarantee program became synonymous with failure and a regular talking point for conservatives after the high profile flop of Fremont solar company Solyndra. But roughly six years on, there are more signs that the program is working.
BMW and VW team to build electric vehicle charging network along East and West coasts
Two German auto giants and America's leading electric vehicle charging network have joined forces to build fast-charging EV networks along the country's East and West coasts.
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Eric Church, Luke Bryan and the new kings of country
Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley also among the top talents in country music.
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Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her
Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.