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Google Signs PPAs In Finland Worth 190 Megawatts

September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Global internet behemoth Google announced this week that it has signed three new Power Purchase Agreements to acquire the electricity generated from three wind farms in Finland worth a total of 190 megawatts (MW), continuing the company's push to remain 100% sourced by renewable energy


I’ll Take Those Apple Glasses With That Electric Apple Car

August 17th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

After a period of quite a lot of buzz about a potential Apple car, we haven't heard much from Apple in a while — no rumors and no enthralling tangibles. The once exciting Apple car has drifted into nowhere land. Can we still expect an electric Apple car? And how about a pair of Apple glasses with that


20 Suitors Who Might Marry Elon Musk & Tesla

August 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Some people seem to thrive on turbulent times. Others prefer tranquility. Elon Musk is definitely in the first group. He seems to be happiest when things around him are in chaos — or at least, that's where he shines. If so, he must be ecstatic and glowing brightly at the moment. After tweeting last week that he might take Tesla private, the news media has been awash with guesses, wild ass guesses, and far-fetched speculation about who might be interested in walking Tesla and Elon down the aisle in a financial marriage that could have international implications


US Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Hits Record High

August 10th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center recently reported US corporate renewable energy procurement achieved a new record in 2018, with 3.57 gigawatts of announced clean energy projects so far this year. The previous record was 3.12 GW set in 2015. Kevin Haley, a program manager at the Business Renewables Center, answered some questions for CleanTechnica


Waymo & Uber May Join Forces

July 10th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder

Of course, we all remember that Uber halted its self-driving trial after one of its cars, sadly, killed a woman who was jaywalking. Additionally, Uber settled a lawsuit for $245,000,000 with Waymo after it was learnt that Uber had received 9 gigabytes of Waymo intellectual property from former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski. Levandowski had previously left Waymo to start his own company, Otto, which was later acquired by Uber. As part of the settlement, Uber agreed not to use Waymo's technology. After such a conflict, it is a pleasant surprise that the two may decide to partner in some fashion



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