Clean Tech

BrightSource pushes back against reports of burned birds

When BrightSource Energy first started construction on the Ivanpah solar thermal plant in the Mojave Desert, it came under scrutiny because of the project's impact on the desert tortoise. Now that Ivanpah is operational, there's another issue: burning birds. Read More →

There’s a new electric ‘supercar’ in Silicon Valley — and it’s from Renovo, not Tesla

A new electric car maker has rolled into Silicon Valley. Or rather, it has loudly announced its presence by showing off a prototype of its car, the 2015 Renovo Coupe, at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance over the weekend. Renovo Motors Read More →

Tesla: We have to respect the integrity of CEQA

A story by the Los Angeles Times floats the idea that Tesla is seeking exemptions from the California's landmark environmental legislation, known as CEQA. Reporter Marc Lifsher says that California would exempt Tesla from some of its toughest Read More →

Republican Ted Gaines grovels for the Gigafactory

Tesla Motors has five Southwestern states - Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas - on the ropes. Each would love to land the company's massive, $5 billion gigafactory for battery production. Tesla has acknowledged breaking ground on Read More →

Juniper’s Robyn Denholm joins Tesla’s board

Tesla Motors announced Wednesday that Robyn Denholm, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Operations Officer at Juniper Networks, Inc., has been appointed to its board of directors, effective August 11, 2014. Denholm has also been appointed to chair the company’s Read More →

Job Opening: Gigafactory Architect

If you have a Master's Degree in Architecture from a top university, direct experience designing innovative high-tech facilities, can travel when needed to construction sites and desire to do the impossible, then Tesla Motors has a job for you. The maker Read More →
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