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Corporate Heavyweights Back EU Move To Eradicate PPA Barriers

June 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A group of some of the world's largest corporations, including Amazon, Google, IKEA, and Microsoft, have backed an industry call for the European Union to eradicate the barriers to corporate renewable energy sourcing and Power Purchase Agreements, or PPAs


Graph Of Tesla Analyst Stock Price Targets Raises Questions, Provides Two Takeaways

June 9th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos

Today, we have some interesting information to share with you regarding Tesla analyst price targets for TSLA. Before we get there, however, a bit of backstory: About a month ago, we livestreamed Tesla’s quarterly investor call on YouTube, adding special features like being able to see who was asking questions and what the questions were (written out in text). We even showed a live TSLA stock ticker


Elon Musk Calls Lidar “A Fool’s Errand” … & Other Autonomous Driving Experts Starting To Agree

May 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The Autopilot hardware suite includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar, GPS, an inertial measurement unit, and sensors that measure the angle of the steering wheel and accelerator pedal


Tesla Interest Soaring Online

April 29th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

One of our writers, Vijay, recently passed along a link to Tesla.com's Alexa ranking and analysis. Alexa ranks website traffic and shares other interesting details about websites for people who care about that kind of thing. What was striking right after opening the page was the graph showing Tesla's traffic trend over the past year


Should Google Treat Fossil Fuel Companies Like It Treats Tobacco & Firearm Companies?

March 2nd, 2019 | by The Beam

2018 saw a number of different divestments from global institutions in the fossil fuel sector and their subsidiaries. While the move likely won’t fix global warming, it has changed the way in which citizens understand how deeply rooted many organizations are in coal, oil, and gas companies. After divesting, firms also shudder at the thought of being de-platformed. Consider the advertising giant Google, for instance


Greenpeace & Amazon Trade Blows Over 100% Renewable Energy Claims

February 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Global non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace and internet giant Amazon are trading blows over a report published earlier this week by Greenpeace, which claims that Amazon Web Services is only meeting 12% of its renewable energy commitment in Virginia's "data center alley."


Dandelion Energy Closes $16 Million Series A Round To Expand Geothermal Energy

February 14th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

Dandelion Energy offers homeowners a clean and cost effective geothermal heating and cooling solution - their solutions are so innovative and interesting that our writer Kyle Field calls Dandelion "The Tesla Of Residential Thermal Management." Dandelion Energy made big news this week and announced on 12 February the close of their $16MM Series A, bringing the company's total funding to $23MM. 


Google Maps Now Features EV Charging Stations #NewsQuickie

December 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

OK, this isn't the hottest news on the planet, but if you missed it, it may be helpful to know that Google Maps now enthusiastically jumps to your service if you're looking for an EV charging station ... which sort of steps all over PlugShare's toes, but is admittedly a big help for many electric car drivers, especially newbies who knew enough to get a Tesla Model 3 but know very little otherwise about EV life and apps


Waymo One Launches In Phoenix Today

December 5th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Waymo has officially launched its new Waymo One commercial on-demand ride hailing app in Phoenix, Arizona today, marking the latest step toward a fully-autonomous Waymo ride hailing service for the masses


Google Seeking Renewable PPAs For New Danish Data Center

November 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Internet giant Google announced on Tuesday that it will invest €600 million ($684 million) to build a new data center just outside the town of Frederica in western Denmark and that it is already seeking renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements to ensure the new project will be powered by 100% renewable energy


Big Tech Companies Are Driving Demand For Renewable Energy

November 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The tech industry is the largest consumer of renewable energy as companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook seek to satisfy investors they are operating in an environmentally friendly manner. As the internet of things expands exponentially, power usage by data centers will increase significantly.


Google’s Renewable Energy Leadership (#CleanTechnica Interview)

October 28th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

Zachary Shahan, Director & Chief Editor here at CleanTechnica, recently congratulated and interviewed Joseph Kava of Google after they won the Large Corporation Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Google won for its leadership in the green, sustainable, “circular economy," as Joseph Kava put it. Kava is President of Data Centers at Google


Google Home: A Platform For Intelligent Energy Management Solutions

October 3rd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Google is well known for big brands and great design, which made the acquisition of leading intelligent thermostat company Nest an obvious target. After the acquisition, the two companies set out to join forces, looking for opportunities to leverage each other as a platform to do more, together



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