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Climate Change Presents Risk to US Business

In a nonpartisan study released by the Risky Business Project, leading economic and environmental figures have assessed the monetary threat that climate change proposes to business in the United States. The findings are not optimistic. The study, led by former …

American Attitudes Toward Clean Energy Softening American Attitudes Toward Clean Energy Softening

As renewable and clean energies have begun to proliferate across the globe, consumer attitudes toward different energy types have been a bit unpredictable. In recent years, American opinions of new and different energy-generating technologies have been dropping slightly. Now, market …

Google Acquires Wind Energy Company Makani Power Google Acquires Wind Energy Company Makani Power
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Back in 2007, Google announced that it would be putting hundreds of millions of dollars into a “strategic initiative to develop electricity from renewable energy sources that will be cheaper than electricity produced from coal.” This included eSolar and Makani …

Google Puts $200 Million Into Texas Wind Project Google Puts $200 Million Into Texas Wind Project

Google has been investing in clean energy for years, and today, the company announced that it has made a $200 million equity investment in a wind farm in west Texas, which the company says generates enough energy to power over …

Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy
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Google announced today that it is investing $75 million in a fund with Clean Power Finance to help up to 3,000 homeowners go solar, bringing the company’s total investment in clean energy to $850 million. “As we said when we …

Google Unveils $4.4 Trillion Clean Energy Plan
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Google has introduced an ambitious $4.4 trillion energy plan in an effort to reduce U.S. use of fossil fuels by 2030 by using alternative sources, including wind and solar power.

Through its nonprofit organization Google.org, the company is exploring a number of alternative energy initiatives to also find more efficient ways to power its data centers around the world.