Kale grower. Oakland dweller. Longtime San Jose Mercury News reporter writing mostly about clean tech, Tesla Motors & California energy policy.
Rooftop solar power is growing like crazy in California. But there's a big problem: About 44 percent of Cal...
In 2010, Tesla was set to open factory in Downey. NUMMI deal came through; Downey felt "stabbed in back."
Breaking: no one really knows where Tesla will build the gigafactory, but you too can speculate!
RT @BobTregilus: @maxrogo Here you go: #Reno @KOLO8 story about possible #gigafactory construction layoffs bit.ly/1uFGlr4 #EV @aminorjourney @ewesoff
Energy storage start-up Green Charge Networks raises $56M siliconbeat.com/2014/07/29/ene… via @siliconbeat
@Tomprice what, has the playa been taking over by republicans?
RT @GroverNorquist: Its official. Samah and I are off to "Burning Man" this year. Scratch one from the Bucket List.
@obrien what is this, your new life of leisure? hanging out at coffee shops?
Panasonic spox: studying participation in the Gigafactory plan; continuing discussions based on letter of intent. So, NOTHING NEW HERE.
Any story about the Tesla gigafactory that lacks a comment from Tesla, their lobbyist in Sacramento or Mike Rossi is pure speculation.
@MarcLifsher @jaffeps Wishful thinking on part of local economic development officers is not the same thing as bulldozers moving earth
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