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Renewable Energy to Become Important For Mining

Renewable Energy to Become Important For Mining

By Sean Patterson February 17, 2014

In a possible sign of what’s to come, new signals in the mining industry indicate that renewable energy amy soon power mining operations in many places across the world. Market research firm Navigant Research today issued a report showing that …

Google Signs New Renewable Energy Deals Google Signs New Renewable Energy Deals

Google announced on Tuesday that it has signed agreements with O2 and Allianz, which will will power its Finnish data center with renewable energy for the next ten years. This marks Google’s fourth long-term agreement for renewable energy powering its …

This Camp Stove Also Charges Your Devices This Camp Stove Also Charges Your Devices
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What’s 5×8 inches, a little over two pounds, and can charge your iPhone while also cooking your bacon? The BioLite CampStove, of course. For just $129 you can purchase this first-world camping accessory that lets you stay connected to the …

Google Announces New Data Center Energy Agreement Google Announces New Data Center Energy Agreement

Google announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to green the energy supply to its Oklahoma data center. This includes 48 MW of wind energy from the Canadian Hills Wind Project in …

Tech Companies Make EPA's 'Green Power' List Tech Companies Make EPA's 'Green Power' List

Since 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of top companies that use what it calls “Green Power”. This quarter, 7 tech giants have made the list Green Power Resources include clean and renewable energy sources like solar, …

Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating
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Back in 2011, environmental activist group Greenpeace had urged social network giant Facebook to stop using coal energy to power its servers – and as of late the global organization has been urging Apple Inc., amongst others, to also stay …

Solar Panel Demographic: Who Are They? [Infographic] Solar Panel Demographic: Who Are They? [Infographic]

Many people consider going solar to help offset the cost of electricity in their homes, but very few ever go out and buy the solar panels required to harness the suns rays. It’s a rare personality who takes the plunge, …

Google Is The Leader In Renewable Energy Says Greenpeace Google Is The Leader In Renewable Energy Says Greenpeace
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Greenpeace released version five of their Cool IT leaderboard that rates IT companies on their climate solutions, energy impact and political advocacy. Overcoming Cisco, the winner from the last year, Google has taken the top spot as the leader in …

Google Says Goodbye To Coal, Creates R&D Group

Google wants to save the world, and the company isn’t going about it in a halfhearted manner; according to a new announcement, Google will put hundreds of millions of dollars towards “a new strategic initiative to develop electricity from renewable energy sources that will be cheaper than electricity produced from coal.”

Google Looks To Green Energy Sources

Google is exploring the use of a variety of forms of renewable energy in an effort to reach its goal of creating 50 megawatts of renewable generating capacity for its operations by 2012.