Daily Sprout

Tesla vs. Recession: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the Model S sedan factory is no longer a done deal, but the company will survive the recession if it watches expenses “like crazy.” — San Francisco Chronicle

Here Come the Californians: California Democrats hold key positions for legislating climate change mitigation, promoting clean energy and cracking down on toxic chemicals. — Washington Post

Nuclear Energy 101: Universities and colleges in the U.S. are working with energy companies to develop or restart nuclear education programs. — Forbes

South Korea Sets Sights on Efficiency: The South Korean government announced a goal of improving energy efficiency by 11.3 percent by 2012, and allocated $14.2 billion for efforts to reach it. — Green Car Congress

Solar Panel Snatcher Strikes Again: Forty solar panels were stolen from the City of Napa’s water treatment plant in the third major solar theft reported in wine country over the last month. — St. Helena Star