Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon for renewable energy has pushed utilities to ink solar and wind power deals. Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon […]

Missouri Health, Wind Power, Google Maps, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, March 29, 2018

Public News Service: New Website Explores Missouri's Health by Neighborhood . “A new state website has launched, and Missourians can use it to find out about health issues in their area because it narrows them down to specific communities across the state. View full post on Wind Power News

Why Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google Are Flocking to Iowa

Cupertino, Calif-based Apple announced on Thursday that it planned to build two new data centers in an unlikely city: Waukee, Iowa. Apple CEO Tim Cook said at an event on Thursday in Waukee that the 2000-acre, $1.4 billion building project will run 100% on renewable energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Google to start getting Norwegian wind power by September

Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. View full post […]

Google, Ikea Nordic Wind-Power Crush Comes Too Soon for Sweden

The quest to supply everything from data server halls, insurance companies to large furniture stores with green electricity has flooded the Nordic region with wind power and crashed a $100 million renewable-certificates market. Ikea Group , the growth in renewable energy has been faster than Sweden and Norway expected. View full post on Wind Power News

Google Quietly Opens Dutch Wind-Powered Facility Amid Scandal

Just days after making a pledge to power all of its worldwide data centers with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2017, Google very quietly opened its Eemshaven, Netherlands facility last week, according to Dutch online news service NU.nl , which spoke to local union leaders there. But the news wasn't even covered […]

Google to be powered 100% by renewable energy from 2017

Internet giant says renewable energy is increasingly lowest cost option and it will not rule out investing in nuclear power Google’s data centres and the offices for its 60,000 staff will be powered entirely by renewable energy from next year, in what the company has called a “landmark moment”. The internet giant is already the […]

Google Data Buys Wind Power From Blackrock-Funded Park in Norway

Google Inc. forged an agreement to buy power from a new onshore wind park in Norway that's supplied with Siemens AG turbines and financed by Blackrock Inc. Construction on the 160-megawatt Rogaland wind park near Stavanger begins this month and will deliver power for Google's European data centers when completed next year, according to an […]

Google buys 12-year output from Norwegian wind power farm

A woman holds her smart phone which displays the Google home page, in this picture illustration taken February 24, 2016. Google has bought the entire 12-year power production from a yet-to-be-built Norwegian wind power farm to supply its European data centers with renewable energy, its developers said on Thursday. View full post on Wind Power […]

How Google Became to World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Google is leading the clean-energy revolution like no other company. It has invested in 22 renewable energy projects to date. View full post on Wind Power News