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BMW-Volkswagen-012315.jpg BMW and Volkswagen AG have joined together to create express charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the U.S. East and West Coasts in order to help meet the large and growing demand for convenient, publicly available electric vehicle fast chargers. The two German automakers have also partnered...

googleapp-011315.jpg Google Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL) made headlines recently by contributing to a $1 billion investment in space exploration firm SpaceX. This sort of thing is nothing new for Google. Here's a list of just a few recent investments Google has made in what might be considered strange places.

Amazon-windfarm-012115.jpg Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) Wednesday announced a deal to fund the construction of a wind farm in Indiana, which will provide power for the operations of Amazon Web Services' Cloud data centers. Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, has teamed with Pattern Energy Group LP to support the construction...

SolarFlight-012015.jpg The official route of the first round-the-world solar flight was unveiled Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. The plane, named Solar Impulse 2, will take-off from Abu Dhabi in late February or early March and return by late July or early August 2015. During its 5-month,...

Elon-Musk-011615.jpg Elon Musk's ambitious plan for the high-speed transportation system, Hyperloop, gained further credence as the entrepreneur revealed plans for a test track, possibly in Texas.

PhotovoltaicCells-011415.jpg Can we switch off all traditional energy sources one day and depend solely on solar power? Photo-voltaic technologies are mature now after long and wide field experiments, that yielded promising results. With the introduction of high Concentrated Photo-voltaic or CPV technology, we are stepping ahead to achieve high levels of energy conversion performance.

SunEdison-011215.jpg Energy company SunEdison Inc. (SUNE) and Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises Ltd., have agreed to a joint venture that will invest up to $4 billion to build India's largest solar photovoltaic manufacturing facility. St. Peters, Missouri-based SunEdison said the photovoltaic plant will "create enough...

ElonMusk-010615.jpg SpaceX, the aerospace company of Elon Musk, on Tuesday called off its planned launch to the International Space Station due to technical problems. SpaceX expects to make an attempt again on Friday. During the countdown, engineers aborted the launch with just over a minute remaining after observing...

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