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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.
Using batteries to store power from rooftop solar panels will be too expensive for at least two years, according to industry executives.
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Roadshow: The rules on charging electric vehicles in city lots
According to state law, EVs can be towed if not being charged. However, most cities are not enforcing this law for several reasons.
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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.
Thursday's TV picks: 'Two and a Half Men' launches final season
Plus, 'Project Runway All Stars' kicks off Season 4. And does Watson have a new rival on 'Elementary'?
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Suge Knight and Katt Williams arrested for alleged robbery
Death Row records founder and comedian are accused of stealing a paparazzo’s camera last month.