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Google Invests $280 Million More in Solar Energy, in California’s SolarCity

June 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Google announced today that it is investing $280 million in a rooftop solar power company, California-based SolarCity. Included with the announcement was the short YouTube video above. Of course, this is just the latest announcement of many demonstrating Google's tremendous investment and belief in truly clean, renewable energy


Google’s Energy Efficient Data Centers {VIDEOS}

May 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I shared a video on Google's Helsinki, Finland data center that is cooled 100% with sea water last week. To follow up, here's a series of short videos from Google on data center efficiency best practices that Google unveiled last week. Interesting stuff. Check them out


Google’s Largest Cleantech Investment Yet (In California!)

April 12th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I announced yesterday that Google's investing $5 million into a solar power project in Germany. That's big, and it's Google's first cleantech investment outside the United States. But before we get too pessimistic and down about our dysfunctional political situation and how it's limiting our cleantech growth, let's remember that while a Tea-Party-ruined Congress can't get much done, a number of states are supporting cleantech quite a bit on their own. One such state, as we all know, is California



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