Google green energy 'carbon-free

Image result for Google green energy 'carbon-free

The US-based internet giant increased its wind and solar energy portfolio by more than 40 percent with deals for 1,600 megawatts of electricity.

Once all these projects come online, our carbon-free energy portfolio will produce more electricity than places like Washington, DC or entire countries like Lithuania or Uruguay use each year," Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said in a blog post.

Google's worldwide portfolio of wind- and solar-generated electricity agreements total 5,500 megawatts, which was described as the capacity of a million solar rooftops.
In 2017, Google became the first company of its size to offset its entire annual electricity consumption with renewable energy, and repeated the feat the following year, according to Pichai.
Google's latest green energy deals include investments in Chile, Europe and the US.

Pichai also announced two new grants from its philanthropic arm,, to support organizations that improve access to clean energy for all businesses. will back a $500,000 grant to Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance in the US and a 500,000 euro grant to RE-Source in Europe.
These are just a few of the ways we´re working to tackle climate change at a global scale," Pichai said.
Next Post »