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Vivint Solar Teaming Up With Google For Project Sunroof

Following this weeks’s Project Roof announcement, Vivint Solar has revealed that it will be partnering with Google in the endeavour. Google announced its latest 20% project earlier this week, the brainchild of Google employee Carl Elkin. Project Sunroof allows users to utilise “high-resolution aerial mapping (the same used by Google Earth) to help you calculate your roof’s […]

August 21st

SolarCity Hits Record 4GWh/Day Energy Generation

Barely one year after breaking previous solar energy generation records, SolarCity is again hitting new highs. Recently exceeding 4GWh of solar electricity produced in one day, SolarCity is triumphant. “The best part?” asks SolarCity, “Our customers didn’t have to burn anything, use a drop of water, or emit an ounce of carbon dioxide to produce […]

March 23rd

Cleantech Talk #2: Tesla Home Battery, Big Companies Like Apple, Google, & IKEA Going Solar, & More

Also published on CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, & GAS2. Chris DeMorro and I recorded our second “Cleantech Talk” podcast earlier today. It is embedded below for your listening pleasure. I’ve begun the process of getting the podcast included on iTunes, but it’s a bit complicated, so I didn’t want to wait for that to be complete to […]

February 26th

Apple, Verizon, Google, UPS: American Corporations Investing More In Solar Power

Verizon, Wal-Mart, Apple, Kohl’s, Google, UPS, GM, IKEA: these are just some of the American corporations utilizing solar power now. You may have noticed some of them are America’s most mainstream companies. Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet used to be a common advertising slogan. Chevy was and is a mainstream American brand. In June, it was reported […]

September 3rd

Google Invests In Its 13th Renewable Energy Project, 265.7 MW Solar Power Plant

Google is investing $103 million dollars into the 265.7 MW Mount Signal Solar project in California that’s being developed by solar developer Silver Ridge Power. The move represents yet another large investment into the renewable energy sector by the tech giant. The partnership between Silver Ridge Power and Google was announced on October 10 and […]

October 16th