Google Energy

  • Google invests $5 million in German solar power plant

    Google invests $5 million in German solar power plant

    Google has just announced its very first clean energy project investment in Europe, and hopefully not its last. The Internet giant is pumping 3.5 million euros (roughly $5 million) in a solar photovoltaic power plant in a town near Berlin, Germany. Google isn’t investing in the plant on its own – it has sided with German private equity company Capital Stage. The company is quick… Read More

  • Google Invests $5 Million In German Solar Power Plant

    Google has just announced its very first clean energy project investment in Europe, and hopefully not its last. The Internet giant is pumping 3.5 million euros (roughly $5 million) in a solar photovoltaic power plant in a town near Berlin, Germany. Google isn’t investing in the plant on its own – it has sided with German private equity company Capital Stage. The company is quick… Read More

  • Google Energy's First Purchase: 20 Years of Wind Power

    Google Energy's First Purchase: 20 Years of Wind Power

    Google Energy today announced an agreement to purchase 114 megawatts of wind power capacity per year for 20 years at a set price from an Iowa wind farm owned and operated by NextEra Energy Resources. A Google company spokesperson Jamie Yood noted, “This is the first contract for Google Energy. We plan on exploring other opportunities to provide our data centers with environmentally… Read More