Carbon-Free Energy to Power Google by 2030

greentechmedia.com, 9/30/2020 Google on Monday pledged that by 2030 it will run its entire business on carbon-free energy — every hour of every day of the year. The promise commits the tech giant to an even more aggressive program of sourcing clean energy and enabling the infrastructure to make it available even when the sun isn’t shining and the […]

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Balancing a Grid Supplied by Renewable Sources

Nano-spike catalysts convert carbon dioxide directly into ethanol ORNL, October 12, 2016 In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into ethanol. Their finding, which involves […]

California Spurs Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forward

California commits to getting half its electricity from renewable energy in 15 years News 1130, October 6, 2015. Image credit: CreativeMagic Gov. Jerry Brown dramatically increased California’s climate-change goals on Wednesday, committing the state to use renewable energy for half its electricity and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient in just 15 years. California already has […]