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Earth Day’s Reckoning For Solar Power

One of the lasting legacies of the 1960s is Earth Day, first observed in the U.S. in 1970 and now celebrated (or at least, observed) in 192 countries around the ...
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Apple Recycles Old Products for Free

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a standout among tech companies for its commitment to renewable energy and the environment. The company took another stride on Monday, announcing its intention to ...
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Plug Power Shares Drop After Joint Venture News

Fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) announced Monday that it has signed a non-binding agreement with Hyundai Hysco, a steel supplier to Hyundai Motors, to form a joint ...
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Top Ten Green Cars

When the editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) made their list of the top green cars last year, the 2014 winner was not even available. There is a novelty factor ...
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Solar Sector Recovery Hits a Speed Bump

In the past year or so, solar stocks have mounted an almost unbelievable recovery. At one time, the top performer's shares were up nearly 1,000% from a year earlier, and ...
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Tesla to Finance Leases for Business Owners

On the company's corporate blog Tuesday, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced a new leasing program for small and medium-sized businesses that the company said is a result of requests ...
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Outside News Drives Fuel Cell Interest Again

The fuel cell sector is getting some rekindled interest on Tuesday. These names have pulled back handily from their highs and during the sell-off, but these stocks will remain controversial ...
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Tesla Faces Threat as California Rebates for Electric Cars Run Out

The state of California's fund to provide $2,500 rebates to state residents who purchase an all-electric vehicle has run out of money. Expectations are high that funding will be restored ...
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Why Amazon Is Tech’s Biggest Polluter

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is taking a few lumps today in a new report from Greenpeace that claims that the some firms, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) base their electrical ...
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Apple Praised for Renewable Energy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), at the forefront of global technology, also has taken a lead in renewable energy. That is the conclusion of a new report from Greenpeace. Its new ...
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Pacific Ethanol Outlook and Update Bring More Hope and Ambition

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) came within about 1% of hitting a new 52-week high on Tuesday. The operational update was provided in its 10-K commentary. Pacific Ethanol produced 149.7 ...
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Is Tesla’s Gigafactory Really Just Too Ambitious?

There is no question that Elon Musk's ambition is huge. His dream is for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) to build about 500,000 cars a year by the year 2020, all ...
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The Argument for $75 Oil Should Be $95 Oil

The oil industry may feel picked on by Barron's of late. Master limited partnerships (MLPs) were not exactly given the biggest welcome mat in a piece about Kinder Morgan Inc. ...
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Analyst vs. Perception: Is Tesla Fully Valued?

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is without a doubt the most exciting U.S. automobile manufacturing story of the past couple of decades. The real question to ask is how much ...
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Green Bonds Now Out for Auto Industry Financing

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) and Toyota Motors Corp. (NYSE: TM) are said to be making history with the first "green bond" of asset-backed securities in the auto industry. Green bonds ...
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