Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. “I’m going to freeze,...

Amid crippling power cuts, Zimbabwe turns to solar energy

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Outside Cecilia Ziwane's house sits a neatly stacked woodpile next to a small solar panel — her two major sources of energy. “We cannot do without them,” said...

Cranberry farmers want to build solar panels over their bogs

CARVER, Mass. (AP) — Plummeting cranberry prices and the country's ongoing trade wars have America's cranberry industry eyeing a possible new savior: solar power. Some cranberry farm...

Ex-Tennessee Gov. Bredesen introduces renewable energy firm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new business venture by former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen takes on global warming by helping companies fund solar panels in communities with dirty-power electric grids. ...

Eight out of 10 Taiwanese support government’s energy transformation policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost eight out of 10 Taiwanese support the government’s energy transformation policies and even more favor the use of solar energy, according to a survey published...

Taiwan to graze cattle on solar farms to optimize energy production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering grazing cattle on solar farms to remove weeds that affect the efficiency of energy generation. According to state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taip...

Taiwan's Kinmen County celebrates its first solar-powered smart bus stop screen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (July 26), the Kinmen Country government celebrated the installation of the county's first solar-powered smart bus stop notification screen, the first such s...

Tesla sets quarterly record for deliveries

Tesla overcame logistics problems to set a quarterly record for deliveries from April through June. Now Wall Street is focusing on whether it will translate into profits. The electri...

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant

JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohamme...

Heiress hoax scores woman celebrity treatment, and charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sorokin traveled in celebrity circles and tossed $100 tips — all the more reason to believe she was the German heiress she said she was. But behind the jet-set lifestyle and pricy...

Chile tests floating solar panels to power mine, save water

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A floating island of solar panels is being tested in Chile as a way to generate clean energy and reduce water loss at mine operations, a cornerstone of the Andean country's econ...

Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job

Tesla's top lawyer is leaving the company after only two months on the job. Tesla said in a prepared statement Wednesday that General Counsel Dane Butswinkas (But-SWIN-kiss) will ret...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP, PELOSI FEUD HEATS UP The president denies the Hous...

Tesla plans 7 pct staff cut, says road ahead very difficult

Electric car and solar panel maker Tesla says it plans to cut its staff by about 7 percent. In an email to employees released early Friday it said the "road ahead is very difficult." ...

Business Highlights

___ The stock market starts off 2019 with more turbulence NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finish the first trading day of 2019 with small gains as a roller-coaster ride cont...