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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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Q&A: Jim Pape, CEO of energy storage startup EnerVault
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 designed to spur technological innovation.
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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.