Total and also Google develop Solar Mapper
Tool enables quick analysis of rooftop solar potential on residences with strategies to expand it for industrial facilities
Oct 13, 2020 // Software, Total, Google
Google to produce simpler eco-friendly power acquisition pathways
The tech giant has removed its entire carbon legacy and also is moving toward running totally on renewables, 24/7. More notably, it's aiming to develop paths for other sustainable buyers to follow in its wake.
Sep 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Google, Jason Tundermann
Candela Renewables protects 140MW solar PPA with Google
Solar project designer Candela Renewables will certainly offer Google with 140MW of power from a facility in Texas as part of a brand-new power purchase agreement.
Sep 1, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, PPA, Texas, North America, Google, corporate ppa, Sundar Pichai, candela renewables
Sunrun employs previous Google VP as financing head
United States domestic solar as well as storage space installer Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ: RUN) revealed today the visit of Tom vonReichbauer as the business's brand-new primary financial officer (CFO).
Apr 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Sunrun, Google, Tom vonReichbauer, Bob Komin
NV Energy and Google to create huge Nevada-based solar&storage system
Google and Nevada’s NV Energy are planning a huge solar farm paired with battery storage. The array will be located not far from Las Vegas. The agreement is already referred to as the biggest solar+storage deal worldwide.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Google, 8minute Solar Energy, nv energy
Google’s reverse auctions net 1.2 GW of renewables in 60 minutes
Google pre-qualified bidders and used reverse auctions to obtain the lowest price for renewable energy. Reverse auctions for corporate purchases could potentially benefit solar developers, if their transparency and simplicity can influence more corporations to procure green power.
Nov 2, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, auctions, North America, Google
Google announces US$150m renewables investment package
Google says it will spend US$150 million on renewable energy in regions where its products are manufactured, in a move it hopes will galvanise a further US$1.5 billion of investment.
Oct 17, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Apple, solar pv, North America, Google, corporate solar, hecate
From the Rooftops, Big Box Stores Are Embracing Solar
Target and Walmart are trying to out-green each other in proving to customers they are environmentally responsible businesses.
Oct 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, USA, Solar Energy, Apple, Amazon, rooftop PV, Walmart, North America, Target, Facebook, Google, Gregory Wetstone, The NPD Group
Google taps Hecate’s Texas PV project to feed global clean energy drive
Google has signed a deal for 250MW of solar energy from installations planned in Texas by Chicago-based developer Hecate Energy.
Oct 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Power Purchase Agreements, Texas, Engie, Microsoft, North America, Google, corporate ppa, honda, hecate energy
Google bets on cheap solar via ‘biggest’ clean energy buy to date
Tumbling solar costs have spurred Google on to a dramatic boost of its exposure to the technology, acting to line up supply from projects worldwide as part of a major clean energy push.
Sep 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Amazon, Chile, solar pv, South america, Europe, North America, Facebook, Google, Denmark, corporate ppa, Sundar Pichai
US solar to outrun wind as king of 85GW corporate PPA future
Solar is to leapfrog wind to become the undisputed top renewable energy source for US corporates greening their supply through 2030, according to Wood Mackenzie and US wind body AWEA.
Aug 22, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, Wood Mackenzie, Amazon, North America, AWEA, Facebook, Google