August 5th, 2020 | by Kyle Field
Last month, Nikola Motor broke ground on its first factory in Coolidge, Arizona, where it plans to produce the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two Class 8 trucks. Just a few days earlier, Tesla broke ground on its newest factory under construction in Austin, Texas where it plans to produce the Cybertruck, Semi, Model Y, and Model
July 31st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Tesla is partnering with Huston-Tillotson University to provide internships and jobs for its students.
Huston-Tillotson University (HT), which is in Austin, TX, welcomed Tesla and announced that Tesla is collaborating with HT for student internships
July 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
During the Tesla earnings call yesterday, Elon Musk made the announcement that Tesla has chosen Austin for its next gigafactory, or perhaps terafactory. Giga Austin/Giga Texas will create the Cybertruck, Semi, Model 3, and Model
July 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
The Travis County Commission has approved the incentive package for "Tesla Giga Texas" or "Tesla Giga Austin" that was seemingly all that was really needed to clinch the deal and get Tesla started on a gigafactory on its lands
July 11th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
The newest flavors in the ongoing story of Tesla's next American Gigafactory includes the choice of free pizza or tax incentives. Of course, Tulsa is probably offering well more than just free pizza -- that's just the latest that we know of
July 5th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk spent the 4th of July standing in an empty field outside Tulsa, Oklahoma, trying to make up his mind whether to build his new US factory there or in Austin, Texas.
June 19th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Yesterday morning, it looked like Austin would definitely be the new location for Gigafactory 5 (Giga Texas). KXAN reported that Tesla submitted an application with Del Valle ISD for "Gigafactory" and there are $68 million tax incentives proposed.
May 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
A solar powered car — directly solar powered car, a new residential solar panel from Prosun, and the 496,000 unit collapse of the US auto market in the first quarter — those were the most popular stories on CleanTechnica last week
April 7th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
ICON has created a whole new way to build sustainable homes at a fraction of the cost of traditional buildings.
March 28th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
When a city decides to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy, headlines follow. But the work has only just begun. Cities have many options for generating and purchasing renewable electricity, each of which comes with distinct benefits and challenges
December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
It's widely known that California is the center of US electric vehicle adoption. California leads the country in terms of overall electric vehicle (EV) sales as well as EV market share of new vehicle sales. It's also where Tesla was born and where nearly every US EV startup pops up.
But there are other states that are also well ahead of the US average for EV market share ... and they're basically all in the west
April 8th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Consumers and researchers have found that giving up personal cars in favor of ride-sharing and app-based ride-hailing can save Americans a lot of money, while other research has found that using electric vehicles can save the drivers significant costs in this business
March 5th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
GM is sitting on something big with a healthy lead over most of its competition, but the landscape requires quick thinking and acting. The Bolt, Maven, and manufacturing might help the giant ride the next century.
November 27th, 2017 | by John Farrell
Improving battery life and safety standards place electric vehicles and self-driving cars closer than ever to the mainstream, and the City of Austin is laying plans to capitalize on the transition.
June 14th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Later this summer, Christopher Brown will publish his first novel, Tropic of Kansas, which imagines the United States in a time of dangerous climate change and political upheaval. Nexus Media talked to Brown about climate change, wildlife and how he built an underground home in Austin, Texas
October 4th, 2016 | by James Ayre
In a first for an electricity retailer in Texas, TXU Energy has unveiled a new limited-time instant rebate for residential [&hellip
September 22nd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the United States’ leading residential solar providers, Vivint Solar, has expanded its services into the great southern state [&hellip
September 9th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Amidst lackluster financial results and layoffs, America’s leading solar power provider SolarCity has made its services available to the nearly [&hellip
August 1st, 2016 | by John Farrell
Originally published on ilsr.org. Below is part three of our City Power Play report, a report released in October 2013 (and still [&hellip
July 4th, 2016 | by Adam Johnston
Columbus, Ohio, hit the “smart city” jackpot recently by beating out 7 other US cities (finalists) to win the Smart City [&hellip