Clean Tech

Energy storage start-up Green Charge Networks raises $56M

Santa Clara-based Green Charge Networks announced Tuesday a $56 million funding round, led by K Road DG. It's yet another sign that energy storage is one of the next big sectors for clean tech. Green Charge, founded in 2009, Read More →

Tesla Motors: New Model 3 car on tap for 2017

Tesla Motors confirmed via Twitter that its third-generation car, the next production vehicle after the Model X, will be called the Model 3 and will likely go on sale in 2017. The news was first reported by the British magazine Read More →

Sungevity’s latest iQuote uses LIDAR

Sungevity, the Oakland-based solar installer, has tried to drive down the cost of solar customer acquisition and installations with its iQuote, which gives residential customers solar installation quotes based on aerial imagery and their street address. On Thursday, Sungevity announced Read More →

Quoted: Model S customer smashes windshield, and other Tesla news

"I feel like I just married a woman who has been married before." — Yu Xinquan, a Tesla customer who had been offered a display car while awaiting the delayed delivery of his Tesla Model S in China. Today, Read More →

Tesla shares keep rising after news about dealership battle and more

Tesla shares are still zooming ahead, a day after they rose almost 9 percent in their highest one-day jump in four months. Shares in the Palo Alto electric-car maker are up nearly 4 percent, to $233.28, as of Read More →

Tesla Motors to open source its Supercharger network

At the Tesla shareholder's meeting last week, CEO Elon Musk dropped hints that he was thinking of doing something "controversial" with regards to Tesla's patents. Engadget reports that Musk, speaking at the UK launch of the Model S, said Read More →
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