Google Developers Event Held In San Francisco

Google will become the first customer of a Duke Energy program to bring renewable power to energy-hungry companies, the two said Tuesday. [Charlotte Observer] The UK government will provide hundreds of millions of pounds worth of financial support to Petrobras despite it facing corruption investigations in multiple countries. [The Guardian] Alberta’s NDP government is facing… Keep reading →

Google Reports Quarterly Earnings

Regulators Bless Plans to Use Information Developed by Environmental Defense Fund and Google in $900M Pipeline Upgrade Program to Improve Safety, Reduce Waste and Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions New York and New Jersey, like many older communities in the US, have thousands of miles of old, leak-prone gas lines under their streets, some dating back to… Keep reading →

Google Reports Quarterly Earnings

  Google has announced its newest investment in a wind power project in Kenya that, when completed, will be Africa’s biggest wind farm. [The Washington Post] The blowout of an oil well in White Earth, North Dakota over the weekend remains uncontrolled as the State Health Department’s new spill investigation team is on scene. [Bismarck Tribune]… Keep reading →

Casio Introduces World's Smallest Fuel Cell

Tesla’s $3,500 wholesale battery price versus Sonnenbatterie’s all-inclusive system for $10,000  When it comes to opening the market for battery-backed solar homes, hitting the right price point will be critical. But getting the right combination of services will be equally important. Tesla set the bar for low-price home energy storage in May, when it announced… Keep reading →


Google is rolling the dice on Alabama. (Tweet this) The Internet and technology giant plans to build a new data center in the state at the site of a former coal-fired power plant. In a blog post Wednesday, Google said the center—its 14th globally—will repurpose the plant’s existing infrastructure to run on renewable energy. Google… Keep reading →

<> at Milk Studios on February 12, 2015 in New York City.

As the “Internet of Things” rapidly expands, steep increases in power consumption by society are on the horizon. The lifeblood of all “Internet of Things” devices is the energy-intensive transmission and constant streaming of data between the internet/cloud-connected devices and massive data centers operated by Internet companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft or Facebook. The… Keep reading →

Surging Oil Industry Brings Opportunity To Rural California

  Samson Resources Corp., owned by private-equity firm KKR & Co., is working with restructuring advisers, as the steep decline in oil and gas prices complicates its efforts to stem losses and manage debts. “The Tulsa, Okla., company is working with law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s restructuring practice and Blackstone Group LP’s restructuring advisory… Keep reading →

Massive Solar Electricity Plant Provides Power To California Homes

Whether scorched birds are a major issue at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California is a matter of dispute. But the “power tower” solar plant and its owners – NRG Energy, Google and BrightSource Energy – might have an even more fundamental problem on their hands: generating adequate electricity. The Mojave Desert plant,… Keep reading →

Massive Solar Electricity Plant Provides Power To California Homes

What the flux? Renewable energy and its advocates and detractors are having a moment, that’s what, a bout of hysteria after the Associated Press revealed that, OMG, renewables aren’t a magical force capable of keeping our air conditioners humming and big-screen TVs aglow without exacting some toll. As with wind, the toll here is in… Keep reading →


Lighting makers keep their options open for smart home platforms.  Just over a year ago, the emergence of a sub-$10 light-emitting diode (LED) bulb was big news for the lighting industry. The same pricing trends are headed for smart bulbs too. Now, for just a few dollars more, consumers can buy a GE LED light bulb for… Keep reading →

Page 1 of 712345...7