RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Plant Openings

A collection of news and information related to Plant Openings published by this site and its partners.

Top Plant Openings Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • California courts Tesla for battery factory

     California courts Tesla for battery factory
    California is back on the map as a potential site for Tesla Motors' proposed battery factory but remains a long shot, the electric car company's Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday. Musk said the automaker is working through a number of issues with...
  • Tesla earnings spark questions about model delays, battery factory

    Tesla earnings spark questions about model delays, battery factory
    Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. plunged after the electric car maker reported losing $49.8 million in the first quarter and outlined a host of challenges. The Palo Alto automaker reported Wednesday that research and development expenses are rising,...
  • Rain gardens can help water absorb into soil

    Rain gardens can help water absorb into soil
    My neighbor is installing a rain garden. Won't that breed mosquitoes? Isn't it better for rain to run off quickly? Water must sit, unmoving, for three days for mosquitoes to have time to reproduce there. A rain garden empties before then, absorbing...
  • Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change

    Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change
    President Obama capped a weeklong focus on climate change with a push for greater energy efficiency, a pitch particularly attuned to reaching two groups: big-dollar donors in the green movement and activists once inspired by his 2008 ambition to heal...
  • Figurine maker Hagen-Renaker hopes for a miniatures resurgence

    Figurine maker Hagen-Renaker hopes for a miniatures resurgence
    Susan Renaker Nikas still remembers the duck that saved her parents' ceramics business nearly 70 years ago. The tiny bird was white and seemed to be gliding on a lake, designed on a whim by her mother. As an afterthought, her father added it to an order...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction
    A malfunction at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant caused an automatic shutdown of one of the two reactors there Thursday morning, the latest in a series of issues at the Southern Maryland facility. Chicago-based Exelon Corp., which operates...
  • Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing

    Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing
    California's latest political darling comes in a clear plastic bottle with a green top and tastes good on eggs. Sriracha hot sauce has won the eager endorsement of politicians from both sides of the aisle in recent weeks as the manufacturer has talked...
  • New California botanic garden celebrates native conifers and plants

    New California botanic garden celebrates native conifers and plants
    Protecting the beauty and biodiversity of landscapes is a life's work for men like David Myers. If the lanky naturalist takes you sightseeing, you'd best wear sturdy boots. Myers, 62, is executive director and a co-founder of the nonprofit Wildlands...
  • Two Food Recycling Plans For Southington Still Under State Review

    SOUTHINGTON — Permits for two proposed food-waste recycling plants remain under state review, two months after local zoning approvals were granted for the separate projects, one of which will cost an estimated $20 million and the other $11 million....
  • PPL interstate transmission project both costly and lucrative

    PPL Electric Utilities has plans to build a new electricity transmission network that would span Pennsylvania and branch into New York, Maryland and New Jersey, the utility announced Thursday. At the heart of the massive undertaking — expected...
  • Tesla, Panasonic partner for $5 billion U.S. 'gigafactory'

    Tesla, Panasonic partner for $5 billion U.S. 'gigafactory'
    Tesla Motors will partner with Panasonic Corp. to create the $5 billion "gigafactory" battery plant that the company has said will bring down the cost of its popular but expensive electric cars. Panasonic could invest as much as $1 billion in the...