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Google’s new wind energy deal shows real corporate leadership

Today though, we can feel good about at least one company’s actions: Google announced that it is purchasing 48 megawatts of clean, renewable wind power for its data centre in Oklahoma, USA. That’s enough clean energy to power a small city! When’s the last time you felt really good about something a corporation has done … Continue reading Google’s new wind energy deal shows real corporate leadership

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Google to power Oklahoma Data Center with wind energy

Google announced Wednesday it signed an agreement to buy wind energy from the Grand River Dam Authority. The project, which will have a total capacity of 300 MW, is being developed by Apex Wind Energy. “We’ve been working with GRDA, our local utility, to procure additional renewable energy since we plugged in our data center … Continue reading Google to power Oklahoma Data Center with wind energy

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US’s biggest ever wind farm comes online

US-based Caithness Energy has opened its 845MW Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon. Derrel Grant, vice president of development at Caithness Energy, said, ‘Caithness Shepherds Flat is a prime example of smart energy – energy that simultaneously bolsters the economy, creates American jobs, and enhances our environment for future generations. ‘By utilising domestic renewable energy, … Continue reading US’s biggest ever wind farm comes online

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Caithness Shepherds Flat Wind Farm Commences Official Operations

Caithness Energy announced that its Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is operational and generating up to 845 Megawatts of clean wind energy. The company’s leaders, its project partners and government representatives gathered at the site today to mark the kick-off of operations. “This is a great day for Gilliam and Morrow counties, for Oregon, and for … Continue reading Caithness Shepherds Flat Wind Farm Commences Official Operations

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Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

Large-scale concentrated solar power projects like Ivanpah create thousands of construction jobs and provide clean, renewable power to help meet state renewable energy goals. NRG Energy, Google, BrightSource Energy and construction partner Bechtel announced that the Ivanpah SolarElectric Generating System (Ivanpah SEGS) has reached the halfway mark of construction on the world’s largest solar thermal … Continue reading Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

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Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Power Project Reaches Halfway Mark

Over 2,100 workers and staff mobilized on site at world’s largest solar thermal project. The Ivanpah concentrated solar power project has reached the halfway mark of construction on the world’s largest solar thermal project. Ivanpah has also reached its peak construction workforce of more than 2,100. NRG Energy, Google, BrightSource Energy and construction partner Bechtel … Continue reading Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Power Project Reaches Halfway Mark

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