TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Green Technology

Precious metal: Is Nevada on the verge of a lithium rush?

Precious metal: Is Nevada on the verge of a lithium rush?

Canada-based Pure Energy Minerals is drilling near Tonopah to test the concentration of lithium in the area's groundwater
Published: 04/16/16
French protesters rampage after Hollande sticks to labor law

French protesters rampage after Hollande sticks to labor law

Protesters in Paris smashed store windows and damaged cars after French President Francois Hollande said he would not abandon a labor bill that has prompted weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations
Updated one month ago

California hands out $70.5 million in job tax credits

California hands out $70.5 million in tax credits for private companies promising to create jobs in the state
Updated one month ago
Electric car firm Faraday aims to start Nevada plant by 2018

Electric car firm Faraday aims to start Nevada plant by 2018

Executives of upstart electric car company Faraday Future hope to have their first vehicles rolling off the assembly line in 2018
Updated one month ago
Demand for the new Tesla is wild, but limited to tech fans

Demand for the new Tesla is wild, but limited to tech fans

Demand for Tesla's new lower-priced electric car has been wild
Updated one month ago

Panel approves more charging stations for electric vehicles

Kentucky officials have approved a proposal to increase the number of public charging stations for electric vehicles
Updated one month ago

California Senate approves funding for battery plant cleanup

The California state Senate has approved nearly $180 million to test and clean up homes and businesses that may be contaminated by lead near a former battery recycling plant in Los Angeles County
Updated one month ago
Orders for lower-price Tesla reach 325,000

Orders for lower-price Tesla reach 325,000

Tesla Motors says worldwide orders for its new lower-priced electric car have hit 325,000
Updated one month ago
Orders for lower-price Tesla reach 276,000

Orders for lower-price Tesla reach 276,000

Tesla Motors' CEO says worldwide orders for a new lower-priced electric car hit 276,000 last weekend
Updated one month ago
In race to improve batteries, nanotechnology provides hope

In race to improve batteries, nanotechnology provides hope

In the global race to create more efficient and long-lasting batteries, a growing number of technology companies are betting on nanotechnology _ the use of minuscule parts _ as the most likely to yield a breakthrough
Updated one month ago