Google Data Centers Getting More Energy Efficient

Google put out a blog post today discussing efficiency improvements the company has been making with its data centers, along with the company’s general philosophy around said efficiency. “In the same way that you might examine your electricity bill and…

Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy

Google’s been taking up the green cause pretty strongly here at the end of 2011. Yesterday they announced an educational tool to help people learn more about the most popular green search trends over the past year and today they’ve…

Workplace Social Media, Renewable Energy & SAT Scores

Today’s infographic round-up looks at social networking at work, renewable energy consumption in the U.S., and what’s behind sinking SAT scores. View more infographic round-ups here. Social networking at work: Jobs Renewable engergy consumption in the U.S.: Source:LiveScience Sinking SAT…

Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy

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 PowerMeter Gets New Partner

Powerhouse Dynamics, provider of eMonitor, a circuit-level home energy tool, has become an integrated device partner with Google PowerMeter.

“Powerhouse Dynamics’ integrated device partnership with Google PowerMeter provides our customers with one more level of convenience in viewing home power consumption,” said Powerhouse VP of Business Development Tim Durant.”


Google Participates In First Smart Grid/White Space Trial

Energy efficiency and the white space spectrum have come together thanks to Google, a young company specializing in wireless tech, and an electric utility that also deals in telecommunications.  The organizations announced that the first smart grid wireless network trial is underway.

Google Writes President Over Consumer Energy Info

Google – along with 46 other organizations – is pressing harder than ever for progress in terms of informing consumers about their energy consumption.  Google – and those 46 other entities – wrote a letter to the president today, asking for his help in the matter.

Google Could Sell Energy

Remember when Google was just a search engine? We often still think about it that way, yet we are frequently reminded of the breadth of product offerings and ultimately the power the company possesses. Power, or energy rather, is actually something Google could end up selling in the future.