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Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

Google has made the largest purchase of renewable energy in history by a corporation by increasing its investment in wind energy and solar power by 40% with contracts in the United States, Chile and Europe. The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, reveals in the official blog of the company the signing of a package of … Continue reading Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

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Google uses AI to predict wind energy output

In collaboration with its Britain-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind, Google has developed a system to predict wind power output 36 hours ahead of actual generation. Google said that these type of predictions can boost the value of wind energy and can strengthen the business case for wind power and drive further adoption of carbon-free … Continue reading Google uses AI to predict wind energy output

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Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Boosting Wind Energy Value

Wind energy adoption is further along than you might think: Iowa, for example, is expected to generate about half its electrical power from wind within a few years; in total, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 90 gigawatts of wind power has been installed nationwide. It’s not just plentiful wind but also wind … Continue reading Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Boosting Wind Energy Value

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Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures wind power

Google will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power- intensive companies’ interest in the Nordic region. Google also said it would sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the new Danish data center to ensure it is powered by renewable energy. The Nordic countries, … Continue reading Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures wind power

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Google buys into new Finnish wind energy in renewables search

Google said it has signed a 10-year deal to buy renewable energy from three new wind farms that are being built in Finland and which will power one of its data centers. Big companies have rushed to secure cheap renewable energy to manage costs and reduce their carbon footprint through so-called corporate power purchase agreements … Continue reading Google buys into new Finnish wind energy in renewables search

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Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

Never one for small acts, Google recently announced that it will be buying a massive combined 536 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity from four U.S. wind farms. Here are the details on Google’s latest deals: One 200 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with EDF Renewable Energy for the entire output of the planned … Continue reading Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

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EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Google to Supply 200 Megawatts of Wind Energy in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ subsidiary in North America, has signed an agreement to supply Google, a subsidiary company of Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) with 200 megawatts (MW) of wind energy generated from the new Glaciers Edge Wind Project in Iowa. Glaciers Edge Wind Project, located in Cherokee County in the northwest portion of the … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Google to Supply 200 Megawatts of Wind Energy in the United States

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Google buys 536 MW from US wind energy

Google will buy 536 megawatts of wind power, adding to the company’s already large supply, making it the biggest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, according to a statement Thursday. Google also signed an agreement with EDF Renewable Energy for 200 MW from the Glaciers Edge Wind Project in Iowa, and with the Grand River Dam … Continue reading Google buys 536 MW from US wind energy

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Google wants to store renewable energy using salt

Alphabet’s X-Division continues to surprise and has just presented a new solution for the storage of renewable energy. The project was given the provisional name “Malta” and uses tanks of salt and some liquid hydrocarbon to generate and store energy with the aid of a turbine. “The system takes in energy in the form of … Continue reading Google wants to store renewable energy using salt

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Google X visits the Gemasolar and Valle 1 and Valle 2 Concentrated Solar Power plants

The Google corporation, through its division X, has visited the thermoelectric solar installations of Gemasolar (Seville) and Valle 1 and Valle 2 (Cádiz), for which SENER has granted its own technology and it is owner through the company Torresol Energy, where it participates in 60%. Google X is the division of the technology giant Google … Continue reading Google X visits the Gemasolar and Valle 1 and Valle 2 Concentrated Solar Power plants

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Google signs new PPA with Eneco

As the energy transition gathers pace, more and more corporates are procuring their energy from renewable energy suppliers. Just last week came the announcement of Google’s second power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco, one of the leading electricity providers in the Netherlands.   Under the terms of this PPA, Google will have exclusive access to … Continue reading Google signs new PPA with Eneco

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Google to use norwegian wind energy

Alphabet Inc’s Google unit expected to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. Tellenes wind farm, a 50-turbine strong wind farm of 160-megawatt (MW) capacity that was currently under development, would become Norway’s largest wind farm and Google’s biggest in Europe. “We’ll purchase power as soon … Continue reading Google to use norwegian wind energy

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Google will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable energy

Google made a truly remarkable announcement today: renewable energy will power 100 percent of its global operations in 2017. But what’s most impressive about this announcement? Most of the renewable energy is wind power. Google has contracted for 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity to date – and 94 percent of that is coming … Continue reading Google will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable energy

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Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

Google have been heavily investing in the renewable energy sector for quite some time now. This has become apparent with their purchasing of various wind farms across the globe, including their recent investment in Kenya’s largest ever wind farm.  Now, it seems that Google are not making healthy contributions to projects in both Norway and … Continue reading Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

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Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

Two of the world’s largest companies signed wind power deals in the UK and Norway last month, as Europe continues to see a strong year for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).   On 30 June, Google signed a 12-year deal with Zephyr and Norse Vind Energi for the 160MW Tellenes plant in the Southwest of Norway. … Continue reading Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

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Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 onshore wind turbines in Norway. Project developers are Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS. Funds managed by BlackRock are providing equity financing for the project. The wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, will … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

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Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

Google has purchased 100% of the output of a 160 MW Norwegian wind power farm to be built south of Stavanger, Norway, through a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA). Zephyr AS is a Norwegian wind power company that develops projects in southern and central Norway. The company was established in 2006 and has since then … Continue reading Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

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Google recognized for outstanding contributions to wind energy

We’re pleased to recognize Google for its outstanding leadership among an innovative cohort of major brands and tech companies who are already on the leading edge of renewable energy procurement. Google is the 2016 Outstanding Contributions to Wind Energy recipient, and its leadership is helping open the market for new wind development and access to … Continue reading Google recognized for outstanding contributions to wind energy

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Alphabet, AKA Google Will buy 842 MW of Wind Power, Solar Energy, Across the World

On December 3rd, Alphabet, formerly Google, announced that it plans to add 842 more megawatts of renewable energy in the form of wind and solar power across the world. The company said it now has 2 gigawatts of contracts for renewable energy across the world and it will use the energy to power all of … Continue reading Alphabet, AKA Google Will buy 842 MW of Wind Power, Solar Energy, Across the World

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EDF Energies Nouvelles sells to Google the electricity generated from a wind farm in the United States

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing that its North American subsidiary, EDF Renewable Energy, has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Google Inc. The electricity will be produced by the Great Western wind farm (201 MW) located in Oklahoma.   Great Western project is the second deal between EDF Renewable Energy and Google. … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles sells to Google the electricity generated from a wind farm in the United States

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