Environment Forum

DOE gives $17.1 million energy storage grant, batteries included

By Todd Woody
December 29, 2010

DoE

Energy storage isn’t as sexy as solar projects that offer opportunities to cut ribbons on shiny futuristic technology. Nor does it attract the billions in federal loan guarantees and incentives awarded to wind farms and photovoltaic power plants.

SolarCity envisions California “solar corridor” for green drivers

September 23, 2009

Electric cars can be smooth, quiet and environmentally friendly. But they still need fuel.

from Entrepreneurial:

What the Tesla founders’ feud can teach entrepreneurs

June 22, 2009

Tesla Motors Inc. CEO Elon Musk

High-powered electric-car startup Tesla Motors has hit a speed bump with the filing of a lawsuit by former CEO and founder Martin Eberhard.

from DealZone:

Tesla sticker shock?

May 19, 2009

Elon Musk

With highly touted plans for a new electric car in jeopardy, an overseas investor steps in to provide new capital and a much-needed endorsement.

Tesla unveils its latest electric ride

March 27, 2009

Tesla Motors unveiled the Model S, its newest all-electric car, at a media event outside Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. Billed as the first mass market highway-ready electric vehicle, the Model S can seat five adults and two children and can go for up to 300 miles on one charge. And, it costs a lot less than Tesla’s Roadster sports car, starting just shy of $50,000 (including a government tax credit). Check out our full story about the Model S unveiling here.