To demonstrate and get attention for its electronic charging network, eVgo, NRG sets up an electric DeLorean with a home charging station at CES 2012.
The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.
Nissan offers new owners and lessees in the Dallas-Fort Worth and greater Houston areas one year of free charging at NRG eVgo stations.
eV2g will partner with utility NRG Energy to develop a service to use plugged-in electric vehicle batteries to earn money by providing power to the grid.
Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.
In an earlier version of this story, the nature of the Blythe, Calif., sale was mistakenly transposed. In November 2009, NRG Energy purchased the 21-megawatt solar plant from First Solar.
Arizona solar farm known as Agua Caliente changes hands yet again, along with its power purchase agreement with PG&E.
Because of good sun and a state mandate around renewable energy, California is driving the market for large-scale solar plants.
Apple's drivers are available via Software Update.
NRG Solar is teaming up with BrightSource Energy and plans to invest over $300 million to build the world's largest commercial solar thermal energy farm.