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Terabase Raises $6M Series A to Lower Cost of Utility-Scale Solar

The startup from SunPower alums tracks 100 different components of large-scale solar development, to squeeze out cost wherever possible. A year after launching, solar software startup Terabase Energy has raised $6 million to keep growing its team and services. The Berkeley-based company emerged when SunPower wound down its project development business. Several former SunPower employees […]

Mercuria sets up U.S. renewables fund with private equity partners: CEO

EV Charging Infrastructure Has a Soft Costs Problem

The EV charging industry needs to follow solar’s lead in streamlining installations, a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute says. The U.S. solar industry has spent a decade working to streamline and reduce the “soft costs” of projects, which include less-visible expenses in areas like customer acquisition, permitting, financing and installation. Now it’s time […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

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