Even in the underbelly of North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields, the murder of Doug Carlile stands out, a tale of a Matt Damon look-alike felon, an Indian tribal leader and an accused hit man with a check list that included items like “practice with pistol.”
California lawmakers offered Tesla Motors Inc. regulatory changes to accelerate a planned $5 billion battery “gigafactory” as New Jersey legislators filed a measure that would allow the company to resume electric car sales there.
Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car maker led by Elon Musk, won’t decide until year-end where to build a battery “gigafactory” even as it readies multiple plant sites, the billionaire clarified for investors.
Elon Musk’s plans for a battery plant so big it will cut the cost of lithium-ion cells for Tesla Motors Inc. electric cars by 30 percent are advancing as Panasonic Corp. signed a letter of intent to join the project.
International Business Machines Corp. and Iron Mountain Inc. lost track of storage devices with data from the California Department of Child Support Services involving more than 800,000 people, the state said.
Power companies should be pressed by government to install technologies including smart meters and energy-storage devices to shield the electric grid from more frequent disruptions tied to weather, according to a study.