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Apple's NC datacenter to use 100 percent renewable energy

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Apple's large-scale datacenter in Maiden, North Carolina will run entirely on renewable energy by the end of the year, the company has announced. Currently Apple is in the middle of buying equipment from Bloom Energy and SunPower Corp. to build not one but two solar arrays in the Maiden area;...
Apple's NC datacenter to use 100 percent renewable energy

Tesla's Model S Beats Sales Goals, Makes Profitability Likely

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Tesla cuts budget Model S, but looks on course to make money. Tesla has said it has beaten its sales goal for the first quarter, selling 4,750 Model S electric cars--that's 250 above its predicted quota. If sales keep up, the company looks like it will safely reach its...
Tesla's Model S Beats Sales Goals, Makes Profitability Likely
What it's like to drive a 1600-pound mechanical spider

Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center

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Last February, Apple came clean about its efforts to clean up the environment, detailing intentions to make its Maiden, NC data facility a greener place. That site, already home to one solar farm, is now set to host a second 20 megawatt photovoltaic array spanning 100 acres, a one-two...
Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center

Fiat's 500e EV debuts at the LA Auto Show, we go eyes-on

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We've had ample opportunity to ogle the electrical version of Fiat's venerable 500 when the Italian firm fortold its US arrival years ago. This week at the LA Auto Show, the car finally made its official debut, so naturally, we had to swing by and check it out. While...
Fiat's 500e EV debuts at the LA Auto Show, we go eyes-on
So how much does it cost to charge an iPad every year?
5 reasons why the off grid solar revolution will be driven by cell phones

What Could Apple Buy With Its $137 Billion? About 18 Homes Each for Every Yahoo to Not Work At and More!

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Last week, the fight between Apple and pugnacious hedge fund investor David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital went all flat when he withdrew a lawsuit after the company yanked a proxy proposal that would have allowed shareholders to vote on eliminating preferred stock from the company charter. But the real...
What Could Apple Buy With Its $137 Billion? About 18 Homes Each for Every Yahoo to Not Work At and More!
B-Class Electric Drive, the first true Mercedes electric vehicle, coming to US in 2014
Tesla, New York Times trade shots over Model S coverage
Facebook: water efficiency at Prineville is good, but not good enough

Here's How Much It Costs To Power Your Gadgets Each Year

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We learned via Apartment Therapy that the Electric Power Research Institute has determined that your iPad uses 12 kWh of electricity over the course of a year at a cost of $1.36. Here's the breakdown on the annual cost of other gadgets they looked at: iPhone 3G -- $0.25 laptop -- $8.31 60W compact...
Here's How Much It Costs To Power Your Gadgets Each Year

Saft pushes batteries for solar panels

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The market for solar panels might be booming in the U.S., but it’s still early days for matching battery systems with solar panel installations. But that’s not stopping battery maker Saft — and a whole host of other companies like Tesla and SolarCity — from looking to make batteries a...
Saft pushes batteries for solar panels
A more sustainable cloud through transparency & change
Tesla ditches Model S with smallest battery, bumps up guidance

Tesla Model S rolls by the EPA, keeps on going, and going

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Sometimes all you want are just the cold hard numbers. With electric vehicles, this means EPA rating. The Tesla Model S just got officially measured up, and scored a reasonable MPGe of 89 (combined), 88 (city) and 90 (highway,) plus an impressive single charge range of 265 miles. This...
Tesla Model S rolls by the EPA, keeps on going, and going

Tesla kills 40 kWh battery for Model S over 'lack of demand'

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The company says that there was a general "lack of demand" for the smaller battery pack, thus deeming it unnecessary. [Read more]...
Tesla kills 40 kWh battery for Model S over 'lack of demand'

Tesla publishes Model S efficiency and range stats, expects 350 highway miles per charge

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We've spent our fair share of time behind the dash of Tesla's gorgeous Model S, though there hasn't been an opportunity to push the all-electric vehicle to its limits on the fuel battery front. The sedan still isn't quite ready for a full-on range test, but the manufacturer has...
Tesla publishes Model S efficiency and range stats, expects 350 highway miles per charge

Tesla Motor says it'll be profitable in Q1 after exceeding targets by selling 4,750 Model S vehicles

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Tesla Motors has announced that its Model S vehicles have exceeded its sales target in the first quarter of 2013. The company stated that it delivered more than 4,750 units — 250 more than it forecasted in its shareholder letter issued back in mid-February. Because of this result, the automobile manufacturer...
Tesla Motor says it'll be profitable in Q1 after exceeding targets by selling 4,750 Model S vehicles

Venturi announces 300HP, €300K America all-terrain EV, coming in 2014

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erra If you feel the need to rapidly hit the great outdoors without despoiling it, Venturi just may have your ride -- provided you have about $400,000 to spare. The company just launched the America EV at the Paris Auto Show, packing a 300HP powerplant, 53 kWh lithium-ion battery...
Venturi announces 300HP, €300K America all-terrain EV, coming in 2014

Why Cloud Computing Leaders Need to Demand Clean Power

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The launch of Apple’s (a AAPL) iPad this weekend represents a lot of firsts for the tech industry: a device with some of the most media attention of all time, and the start of an $8 billion tablet application market. But the iPad also represents one of a wave of...
Why Cloud Computing Leaders Need to Demand Clean Power

Peter Thiel funds tornado power, seriously

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Peter Thiel, famous for co-founding PayPal and being an early investor in Facebook, has put a small grant of $300,000 into a Canadian inventor who has spent years working on the idea of harnessing man-made tornadoes to produce power. The funding was made through Thiel’s Breakout Labs, which is part...
Peter Thiel funds tornado power, seriously

China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

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The State Grid corporation of China is constructing a power line of capable of transmitting a staggering 37 billion kWh per year. The record-breaking cable stretches from the power rich north eastern Hami Prefecture to the energy-starved city of Zhengzhou in the west. Costing a twitch-inducing $3.7 billion, when...
China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

Microsoft: Internet Explorer 10 Is The Most Energy-Efficient Browser, Uses Up To 18% Less Power Than Chrome and Firefox

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If everybody switched from Chrome and Firefox to Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, we could save enough energy to power 10,000 U.S. households, a new study (PDF) commissioned by Microsoft says. The reason for this, Microsoft says, its focus on making IE fast and the fact that IE taps...
Microsoft: Internet Explorer 10 Is The Most Energy-Efficient Browser, Uses Up To 18% Less Power Than Chrome and Firefox
Apple’s “Project Dolphin” Green Energy Facility In North Carolina Among Nation’s Biggest
Apple now powering its cloud with solar panels, fuel cells (photos)

Honda serves up first Fit EV to California couple, no gasoline aftertaste

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Honda has handed over the keys for its first 118 MPGe Fit EV to Californians Matt and Becky Walton -- although they'll have to hand 'em back in a few years. The delivery kicks off a rollout starting in California and Oregon that will eventually reach the east coast...
Honda serves up first Fit EV to California couple, no gasoline aftertaste
PHOTOS: Here's A Look At Apple's Massive Solar Array (AAPL)
Going electric: Adding the 2013 Chevy Volt to a solar-powered home

Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. For the past two weeks Inhabitat has been reporting live from the Solar Decathlon Europe in Madrid, where 18 student teams from around the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums
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