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10 top companies commit to electric vehicles, sending auto industry a message.

A group of large corporations, including utilities and an international delivery company, launched a global campaign today to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles...

Britain joins the shift to electric cars.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARDJuly 31, 2017The drive to switch to electric cars went a mile further last Wednesday when Britain joined France in pledging to end the...

Wind farms in Ohio pit environmentalists against some neighbors tired of noise, view.

Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch @DanGearino PAYNE, Ohio — From the ground, the narrow aluminum ladder might as well extend to infinity. Actual height: 290 feet. A...

Utilities are giving people cash for clean cars.

Utilities have begun offering direct rebates for electric vehicles in an effort to jump-start sluggish sales in an emerging car market that stands to...

Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car.

LONDON (Reuters) - Producers of processed lithium - an essential element for batteries used in electric cars - are agreeing long-term contracts with their...

Michigan's wind energy farms whip up plenty of praise and complaints.

SAGINAW, MI -- In the past decade, rural landscapes in the Thumb and elsewhere in Michigan have been radically altered by the advent of...

Why don’t green buildings live up to hype on energy efficiency?

Analysts call it the “energy performance gap” — the difference between promised energy savings in green buildings and the actual savings delivered. The problem,...

Electric cars accelerate past 2 million mark globally.

Automotive industry China, US and Europe accounted for more than 90% of electric vehicle sales last year with decreasing costs driving demand <!--><!--><!--><!--> A car passes new...

Some Chinese electric car makers mull alliance to save money, time.

BEIJING (Reuters) - A handful of China's many electric vehicle (EV) start-ups are considering setting up an alliance to pool resources, develop joint technology...

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