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Google Makes First Renewable Energy Investment In Africa

May 30th, 2013 | by Andrew

Upon completion, the Jasper Power Project will be one of the largest solar PV facilities on the African continent, capable of producing enough clean, renewable electricity to power some 30,000 South African home, as well as bringing about much in the way of positive, ecologically sustainable social development


Google’s Clean Energy Projects (7 Big Ones)

April 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Google is one of the largest clean energy corporate leaders in the U.S. If we had more Googles (and fewer Facebooks or Apples), it looks like we'd have a much brighter future. Hopefully others will follow Google's lead sooner than later on this front, or even try to one-up it. With a number of recent clean energy project announcements, I thought it might be nice to run down a list of Google's major projects of the last year or so


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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