Google to reach its 100% renewable energy goal by the end of this year

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Company is about to reach its most significant environmental milestone Google has announced that it will run entirely on renewable energy by the end of this year. The company has been carbon-neutral for the past decade. Over the past few years, Google has been working to reduce its use of fossil-fuels. In order to accomplish this, the company has invested very aggressively in clean forms of power, particularly solar and wind energy. These efforts are now set to pay off, as the company will no longer need to use fossil-fuels.…

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Google to use wind energy to power European data centers

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Google will be purchasing electricity from new wind energy system in Norway Google has announced that it expects to begin receiving electricity from a wind energy system in Norway in September. The company has been investing heavily in wind power for the past few years in an attempt to become more environmentally friendly and cut emissions production. Google will be purchasing electricity from the Tellenes Wind Farm, which is comprised of 50 wind turbines. This deal represents the largest power purchase agreement that Google has made in Europe and is…

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Google steps into the wind energy market in Sweden and Norway

Google will be purchasing electrical power from wind farms in Sweden and Norway Google has entered into a deal to acquire two wind farms in Norway and Sweden. The deal is part of the company’s overarching plan to embrace renewable energy. Last year, Google revealed this plan, aiming to purchase some 842 megawatts of clean power. The company hopes to be entirely reliant on clean power in the relatively near future, and wind energy is expected to play a major role in accomplishing this endeavor. Company will add 235 MW…

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Google makes massive renewable energy purchase

The Internet giant has purchased a whopping 842 MW of green energy. Last week, Google announced on its official blog that it has made what it says is the “largest and most diverse, purchase of renewable energy ever made by a non-utility company.” It will be adding an impressive 842 MW (megawatts) of clean energy from renewable wind and solar sources to its data centers. Google’s new purchase nearly doubles the amount of clean energy the company has purchased to date. Across three countries Google has managed to add an…

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Google Announces its Biggest Wind Energy Deal on Earth Day

The new deal will supply Google’s Iowa data center with up to 407 megawatts of wind power. On Tuesday, April 22 – Earth Day – Google improved upon its already green image by announcing its new contract with MidAmerican Energy, a renewable energy company that will supply Google’s data center in Iowa with power from its wind energy farms. Although the largest, this is only one of several renewable energy purchase agreements the internet company has made. Google is no stranger to clean energy and the deal the company signed…

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Google forms partnership with wind energy company

Google continues to show strong support for wind and other forms of clean energy Google has been making aggressive moves in the clean energy sector recently. The company has a great deal of interest in clean power because of its economic potential as well as its environmental friendliness. Like other large companies, Google is often targeted by environmentalist groups and criticized for its lack of support concerning renewable energy. In recent years, however, such criticisms have missed the mark, as Google has invested heavily in various forms of clean power…

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Google invests in wind energy

Google makes its 15th investment in clean power Google has made its 15th investment in renewable energy. The company announced earlier this week that it had pumped $75 million into the Panhandle 2 wind farm located in Texas. This is the second investment that Google has made into Texas’ wind energy sector, with the first being a $200 million investment into the Spinning Spur Wind Project. Google is quickly establishing itself as a leading supporter of renewable energy, especially as the company continues to acquire firms that specialize in clean…

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Google continues to embrace renewable energy

Renewable energy continues to attract Google’s support Google has been an advocate for renewable energy for several years. The company has made major strides in embracing clean power and has even devoted significant sums of money to the development of renewable energy projects in the U.S. While Google is often considered a leader in the clean energy space, as far as businesses adoption is concerned, the company is often on the lookout for ways to reduce its use of fossil-fuels in order to become more environmentally friendly. Google to purchase…

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Google invests in Iowa wind farm

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Google announces investment in Rippey, Iowa, wind energy project Google has long been an advocate for alternative energy, but has only recently begun investing heavily into this advocacy. The massive technology company has announced its investment into a new wind farm that is located in Rippey, Iowa. Google has invested in wind energy in the past, and this interest has been gaining more momentum in recent years as the company looks for new ways to derive energy from renewable sources and help the country do the same. Wind farm able…

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Google embraces wind energy

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Google announced adoption of new wind energy system Acclaimed technology giant Google has announced that it will be making use of wind energy at one of its largest data centers in Oklahoma. The company has long held an interest in clean energy, but has only very recently begun ramping up its support for sustainability. The two forms of clean energy that the company has shown the most interest in lately are solar and wind. Both of these energies have the capacity to help the company break away from its reliance…

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