Posts tagged: Mountain View California

Google Invests In California Solar Power Plant Built On Old Oil Field

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is helping to convert a one-time oil field into a solar power plant. The Internet search company is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build the plant north of Los Angeles in Kern County. “There’s something a little poetic about creating a renewable resource on land that […]

Google Aims To “Fundamentally Change the World of Power”

According to sources familiar with the company, Google has set its sights on transforming the delivery of electrons. Brian Womack and Mark Chediak, Bloomberg SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. plans a deeper push into the $363.7 billion U.S. power-sales market by working on tools that help utilities deliver electricity to homes and businesses more efficiently, […]

Solar Powered Plane To Fly Across The U.S.

After completing a 26-hour long flight in 2010 and going from Switzerland to Morocco completely under solar power last year, the Solar Impulse is set to take on its next challenge later this spring. The high-tech plane, powered completely be the sun, will attempt to fly coast-to-coast across the U.S. starting in May. On Thursday, […]