alternative energy

Google Power Consumption Now 100% Green

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Google are the largest renewable energy buyers in the world. On Friday the company announced that it added another another 535 megawatts (MW) to bring ...
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Toyota, Fuel Cell Energy Hydrogen Plant Going Up in Long Beach

The North American subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) is teaming up with alternative energy supplier Fuel Cell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) to build a fuel cell power generation ...
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Global Sales of Electric Vehicles Up 46% So Far in 2017

Global sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) totaled more than 764,000 units in the first nine months of this year, up 46% compared with ...
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Volkswagen Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment

German automaker Volkswagen on Friday announced an investment of $40 billion by the end of 2022 in "electric mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services, and digitalization." Most of the investment ...
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A World With 280 Million Electric Cars

Electric cars are still almost toys, or transportation for an elite few who have the $80,000 or more to buy a Tesla. However, as companies like General Motors Co. (NYSE: ...
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Short Interest in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks Still Searching for Direction

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on October 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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20 World Cities With the Most Electric Vehicles

At the end of last year, the International Energy Agency estimated that there were more than 2 million electric vehicles in the global automobile fleet. That's well below 1% of ...
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OPEC World Oil Outlook: Higher Demand, More Competition From Electric Vehicles

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) released the 2017 version of its World Oil Outlook Tuesday morning. Perhaps the most interesting projection in the new Outlook calls for ...
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An Electric Car Is Only as Clean as the Source of Its Electricity

The fuels that a country uses to generate electricity affect the total emissions avoided by battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs). A comprehensive "wells-to-wheels" analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from driving ...
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Republican Tax Plan Will Kill US Electric Car Market

When U.S. House Republicans unveiled their tax reform plan on Thursday, the focus of most news coverage went to items like a permanent cut to the corporate tax rate, the ...
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Electricity Generation Costs from Solar, Wind Continue to Fall

The cost of generating one megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity at a utility scale wind-generation plant costs between $30 and $80. At a utility scale solar farm the cost ranges from ...
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Tesla Posts Loss, Pushes Out Model 3 Production Ramp

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported third-quarter 2017 earnings after markets closed on Wednesday. For the quarter, the electric car maker posted an adjusted diluted loss per share loss of $2.92 ...
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Why Electric Cars Need Cobalt, and Where It Comes From

One of the elements that will be critical to the spread of electric vehicles — whether all-electric battery-powered vehicles or hybrid electrics — is cobalt. The metal is used in ...
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Dutch Government Moves Forward in Plan to Ban Combustion Engines

The new Dutch government Tuesday detailed plans to ban gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles by 2030 and shift to vehicles that are battery-powered, as nations move to end the era of ...
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Short Interest in First Solar Down by Half, Alt Energy Mixed

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 29. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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