Tesla Model S Factory Update: Tesla Motors said today it’s in “late-stage” negotiations for a soon-to-be named site where it will manufacture its long-promised Model S sedan. — San Francisco Business Times
LEED for Data Centers: A coalition of data center industry groups has released a draft of an energy efficiency standards for data centers in an effort to push the U.S. Green Building Council toward creating related guidelines in 2009. — Data Center Knowledge
Cap and Trade on the Move?: Promising to draft cap-and-trade legislation by the end of the year (possibly in a matter of weeks), Sen. Barbara Boxer has unveiled revealed a six-point list of familiar climate policy principles. — WSJ’s Environmental Capital
LED Market Looks Bright: The solid-state lighting will bring in more than $33 billion in revenue by 2013, with a compound annual growth rate of nearly 22 percent during the next four years, according to a new report from NextGen Research. — Press Release
Government Shutdown: In the current budget crunch, several states have considered following Utah’s switch to a four-day work week, potentially saving millions a year on state utility bills. — NYT’s Green Inc.