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.
Google is hosting a fundraiser for climate-denying Senator James Inhofe even as it also champions clean energy. Confusing?
Ann Makosinski’s invention earned her a spot as one of 15 finalists in Google’s online science fair, beating out thousands of other students from more than 120 countries.
There’s power in high-altitude winds, and Google’s Makani isn’t the only one trying to grab it. A Swiss concept uses a newfangled kite.
It won’t be broadband, but for those currently working with dial-up or less, it will be a sun-powered miracle.