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After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Nov 17, 2017

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big truc...

Swedish utility Vattenfall will invest 900 million kronor ($107 million) to update two reactors at Sweden's largest nuclear plant, saying the Ringhals facility will continue to supply electricity into the 2040s.

Swedish utility to invest in nuclear reactors

Nov 17, 2017

Swedish utility Vattenfall will invest 900 million kronor ($107 million) to update two reactors at Sweden's largest nuclear plant, saying the Ringh...

A federal utility's top executive estimated Thursday that it would cost $900 million and take 24 years to comply with a court order to move coal ash from unlined and leaking pits and ponds to a lined landfill on the site of a Tennessee power plant.

Federal utility: $900M to move power plant ash to landfill

Nov 17, 2017

A federal utility's top executive estimated Thursday that it would cost $900 million and take 24 years to comply with a court order to move coal as...

The Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety.

Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

Nov 16, 2017

The Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety.

Renewable Energy News

Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center.

Nebraska to build wind farm to power Facebook data center

Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center.

The Department of Energy on Thursday awarded a key permit for a transmission project that would carry hydropower from Canada to more than a million homes in southern New England.

$1.6B Canada-New England hydropower project wins key permit

The Department of Energy on Thursday awarded a key permit for a transmission project that would carry hydropower from Canada to more than a million...

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomes Queen Elizabeth to Hull

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull.

At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-like care.

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into p...

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