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Tesla gigafactory: Elon Musk's vision may be game-changer for utilities
Tesla's founder, Elon Musk, sees the $5 billion facility as a key step toward making electric cars more affordable, while ending reliance on oil and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the so-called gigafactory may soon become an existential threat to the 100-year-old utility business model.
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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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Powering electric cars with solar panels rises in popularity
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
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Biz Break: Tesla Motors to try out battery-swap station
Today: Tesla Motors announces that its battery-swap offering will begin a pilot program next week in California. Also: Facebook is losing teens, but Instagram's value is shooting higher.
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Holidays can be dangerous for pets
Food, decorations and raucous parties all can bring special concerns for the pet owner.
Commentary: Sony's fear and 'The Interview' decision set terrible precedent
Seth Rogen and James Franco film unlikely to remain in a vault after costing $44 million.