The U.S.-backed Ivanpah solar power tower plant in California officially opens, and we tell you four things you ought to – but probably don’t – know about it.
Google has invested US$75 million in a wind farm in Texas, marking the global tech leader’s 15th renewable energy investment.
Google’s move is a starting shot in the race to become the go-to smart home provider, putting in place stepping stones to realizing a future in which our homes will become one ecosystem.
Cleantech gets a jolt with Google’s $3.2 billion deal to acquire Nest Labs, maker of pretty and smart thermostats, smoke alarms and who knows what’s next.
Google’s latest renewable energy play sees it pumping $80 million into six solar photovoltaic power plants being built by Recurrent Energy in California and Arizona.
Google expands its clean energy portfolio again, buying a piece of the huge Mount Signal solar PV project in Imperial County, California.
Developers of the Ivanpah power tower project say the plant “produced its first output of energy when the Unit 1 station was synced to the power grid for the first time.”
Solar Impulse is developing its next generation sun-powered aircraft for an around-the-world attempt, which it will make with Google as a key partner.
Google achieved a 9% drop in carbon emissions in 2012 by investing in renewable energy projects around the world.
Google is now accepting applications for beta testers of its new, high altitude WiFi system.