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Trump’s clean energy budget cuts would ‘devastate’ emerging economic sector

Trump’s clean energy budget cuts would ‘devastate’ emerging economic sector

Donald Trump’s 2018 budget would eliminate agencies within the Department of Energy that fund energy technology projects.

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Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

SolarCity’s co-founder and former CEO Lyndon Rive is leaving the company that he helped start to his cousin Elon Musk.

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Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Staffers send Trump fake news – including long-debunked climate claims – to “gain an edge in the seemingly endless ‘Game of Thrones’ inside the West Wing.

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Tesla's 'solar roof' open for orders - and down payments - in Australia

Tesla’s ‘solar roof’ open for orders – and down payments – in Australia

Tesla opens orders for its much-hyped solar roof, with installations of two varieties of its PV tiles to begin installations in the US mid-year and in Australia in 2018.

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Investors “hypnotised” by Tesla’s Musk, who is “anti-selling” Model 3

Investors “hypnotised” by Tesla’s Musk, who is “anti-selling” Model 3

Tesla’s Elon Musk said the company will be offering no test drives or advertising for six to nine months for the Model 3.

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Trump appoints renewables critic to head renewables office

Trump appoints renewables critic to head renewables office

In another we-wish-it-were-baffling appointment, Donald Trump has put renewables critic Daniel Simmons in charge of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

Tesla shares fall after a bigger than expected Q1 loss. But revenue was up, and Elon Musk has his mind on other things…

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Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

White House says decision on remaining in Paris climate accord will be made by end of May, when world leaders gather for G7 Summit in Italy.

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Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Elon Musk talks of upcoming Tesla truck, more Gigafactories, and how cars in future could navigate through subterranean tunnels on electric roller skates.

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Trump’s 100 days of trashing climate and clean energy policies

Trump’s 100 days of trashing climate and clean energy policies

In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment. Here’s a timeline.

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Turnbull wants to subsidise coal AND gas transport

Turnbull wants to subsidise coal AND gas transport

PM suggests public money could be used to subsidise gas pipelines in northern Australia, as well as underwriting rail plans of Indian coal giant Adani.