California teachers fund to boost clean energy bets
The California State Teachers' Retirement System says it plans to increase its investments in clean energy and technology to $3.7 billion, from $1.4 billion, over the next five years.
Chevron's attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed.
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Tesla might be most important automaker in world, analyst contends
Could Tesla Motors be the world's most important car company? Morgan Stanley Research analyst Adam Jonas makes that argument in a new report to investors.
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2014: Q&A with SunPower CEO Tom Werner, on solar's next big thing
The next big thing for the renewable energy industry is storage, says Tom Werner of SunPower, where he has been CEO for 11 years.
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Energy storage: The hot new thing in Silicon Valley
Battery-based energy storage — for homes, businesses and the electric grid — is a hot new industry in Silicon Valley, driven by advances in battery chemistry and state policies. California sees energy storage as one tool to better manage the electric grid, integrate a growing amount of solar and wind and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Smartphones, smart meters and now smart cookies?
Plus, black Burger King cheeseburgers in Japan, and a deluge of fans of Surge soda.
Keanu Reeves finds fan in his house in middle of night
Dude, where’s my security? The “Point Break” actor calmly spoke with woman until police arrived.