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SunPower is singing up residential solar leases at a nice pace in the U.S. while seeing a good demand for its highly efficient solar panels in Japan's residential market. The company is still posting losses, though it's doing better than in previous quarters.
Here's the details of the class action lawsuit filed against Coda Automotive that I referenced yesterday: it's a complaint that Coda Automotive allegedly violated the WARN Act, that requires large employers to give employees 60 days written notice of mass layoffs.
Smart grid company Silver Spring Networks held its first earnings call as a public company on Wednesday, and delivered a flat quarter. It's a hard knock life in the hardware biz.
Electric car company Coda Automotive has filed for bankruptcy, following slow sales and lawsuits. It's the latest electric car startup to struggle and falter.
A report on Tuesday indicates Apple has bigger plans for the car beyond a hands-free assistant app: teaming up with carmakers to offer Apple Maps and Siri on a car's in-dash system.
Verizon is making its largest commitment to clean power to date with a planned $100 million investment into installing solar panels and fuel cells at its facilities. The company joins the league of Apple and Google with its aggressive investments in distributed, renewable energy.
TwoGo is a cloud-based service for companies that want to get their employees sharing cars to and from work. Nokia's Here platform provides the location component, helping to match people with likely carpooling companions.
Global clean energy investing dropped by 11 percent in 2012 says Bloomberg New Energy Finance CEO Michael Liebreich. In his keynote address for Bloomberg's energy conference this week, he unpacked some trends in the global financing of next generation energy technology.
AT&T's home automation and security packages is now available in 15 markets and will appear in more soon. It's impressive, integrated and AT&T promises it will one day be open.
Facebook confirmed a data center in Altoona, Iowa, the same day Google said it would also expand its data center operations in the state. As Facebook pushes transparency, it's also pushing the notoriously secretive Google.
Shapeways has raised $30 million led by new investor Andreessen Horowitz to grow its 3D printing service, marketplace, and reach of its API.
Fisker seems to move even closer to bankruptcy as it defaults on its first loan payment and has funds seized by the government.
While Nest is widely known as a consumer-focused smart thermostat maker, the startup has quietly been developing services it can offer in conjunction with utilities, which can curb customers' energy use while also lowering their energy bills.
Lost in a sea of conflicting information on solar installers, panel makers, and various subsidies? We're here to help. Here's 7 things you need to know about putting solar panels on your rooftop.
ABB plans to buy power inverter leader Power-One for around a billion dollars. The move shows the expected strong growth in solar panel installations, despite the hard times for the solar panel makers themselves.
From smart fabrics to sensors that are powered by the very vibrations they measure, researchers and companies are hard at work figuring out how to make the most of the energy around us.
Following on previous quarterly disclosures on energy and water efficiency, Facebook is unveiling dashboards showing its data centers' near-real-time performance.
Power grid operators and utilities are increasingly turning to big data analytics and tools. This week European power giant E.ON said it plans to work with Ericsson for a smart meter data project in Sweden.
China's cities are macro-laboratories that the government has been using to test out various roll-out strategies from industrial partnerships, to fast charging stations to rental systems. So why have the early numbers fallen short?
Mercedes-Benz, Bosch and the industrial insurance firm HDI have partnered up with European accelerator network Startupbootcamp. With names like that on the roster, it's a fair bet that connected car technology will be a focus.