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Google invests big in renewable energy for data centers

... said.Photo credit: turtix / Shutterstock.com...awatts of renewable energy capacity to power Google’s data centers around the world, the ...ood prices,” the company said.In 2013, Google created a program that enables th Read More...

Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles adds 6 new participants to growing list of large-scale names

...participating companies to 49.The new participants are Google, McDonald's, adidas Group, Nestle, Kellogg and Avery Dennison. In aggregate, the 49 companies' targets and plans represent more than 42 million MWh of demand for new renewable energy in the US by 2020."More than simply a st Read More...

Google signs 225 MW wind PPA with Invenergy

...we are proud to be a part of those efforts." ...e energy producer Invenergy Jan. 27 to help power Google’s data centers. Google has recently p...an. 27 to help power Google’s data centers. Google has recently partnered with six compan Read More...

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First-time corporate renewable energy buyers breathing down Google’s neck

Google still dominates the corporate renewable energy buyers' market, but new entrants made major headway in 2015, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center.According to the BRC, about 2.29 GW of 2015's year-end tally — or slightly more than two-thirds the tot Read More...

The wind is blowing toward corporate buyers big time, AWEA says

...rations, including Procter & Gamble, General Motors and Google Energy. Extension of the federal production tax credit for wind projects should help ensure the trend continues this year, the trade association said. Other key takeaways from the report include:Utilities actively continued Read More...

Corporate renewable energy purchases taking hold in Michigan

...le energy sources to power Michigan operations include Google, Nestlé, Ford Motor Co. and Whirlpool Corp. There also is interest for consumer-oriented retail space when it comes to going green. Ikea has built the state's largest solar array, a 977-kilowatt projec Read More...

Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft support EPA's Clean Power Plan

...ower plants.As large energy users, Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft said in a joint amicus brief ...able sources of generation."  Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft have each have corporate rene... in that challenge are scheduled for June 2.  Read More...

Google Energy led growing number of nonutility wind buyers in 2015

...;American Wind Energy Association.  The group, lead by Google Energy, Amazon Web Services and Equinix, accounted for 52%, or 2,074 MW, of all such capacity in 2015, representing more than twice the amount in 2014 and reaching a record high. Other companies who contracted for larg Read More...

Google becomes 1st corporate offtaker of an Enel wind farm in North America

Google has signed a 200-MW bundled, long-term power purchase agreement for power and renewable energy credits from a 400-MW wind farm under construction in Kansas. Enel S.p.A. subsidiary Enel Green Power North America announced April 11 that it started construction on the Ci Read More...

Kohl's breaks up tech giant club in new EPA rankings of largest green power users

...ment Stores; then came Cisco Systems Inc., followed by Google Inc. and Apple. Inc. Those companies' totals made up 109%, 97%, 36% and 100% of their total electricity use, respectively. Of the 100 partners listed in the rankings, which also include noncorporate entities such Read More...

Google recognized for contributions to wind energy

...ociation, or AWEA, have given recognition to Google Inc. for its leadership in advanc... Wind Energy award. AWEA said in a blog post that Google's leadership has helped open...ow-cost clean power for other emerging customers."Google is honored to receive this award, and has i Read More...

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With help from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, data center energy use levels after years of rapid growth

... by the efforts of companies like Amazon Inc. and Google Inc. to reduce the energy intensity of data...ildings, such as those operated by companies like Google and Amazon.Overall, they found that the lar...enter report from the lab is available here.  Read More...

Google signs PPA for additional European wind energy to power data centers

...Already a leader in wind energy procurement, Google on June 29 said it agreed to purchase,...p;Through a power purchase agreement — Google's first in Norway — the company ...enewable energy," Marc Oman, EU Energy Lead, Google Global Infrastructure said in a statement o Read More...

Google improves power usage efficiency 15% at data centers after AI deployment

...nergy efficiency may have just arrived. Google, using technology developed by DeepMind, th...ta centers, Bloomberg News reported July 19. Google, alongside peers such as Apple and Microsof... their data centers. According to Bloomberg, Google put the DeepMind AI system in control Read More...

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Bolstered by Google, Dow Chemical, nonutility buyers made up 19% of Q2 wind capacity contracts

...e report showed nonutility buyers, including Google Energy and Dow Chemical, made up about...ty Board of Public Utilities, and half will go to Google, once completed.“For [Enel Green Powe...o 2,600 MW of new wind energy generating capacity. Read More...

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