From next year Google will purchase 100 per cent of the energy it uses from renewable sources, mostly wind and solar. Because it is cheaper.
SA govt launches $10m autonomous vehicle grant scheme, calling for proposals to test and demonstrate driverless cars and supporting infrastructure.
Google’s 2014 acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind has paid dividends, by helping to save the company 40% on its data center cooling electricity bills.
Will humans be banned from driving cars? Even a year ago, such a question was unthinkable, but new technology and business models such as “shared mobility” make that a real possibility. And it may come sooner, and cheaper, than you think.
Google’s driver-less car hits a bus; Australia’s chief scientist dreams of “vast arrays” of solar panel and a zero-emissions grid; the CEFC may finally be “safe”, and Spain reaches 54.6% renewables.
Proctor & Gamble to build wind farm to power north American manufacturing operations, while Google to invest in Africa’s largest wind farm.
The ever-growing list of supporters of strong renewable energy goals includes Fortune 500 companies, investment banks, utilities, presidents, and the Pope.