Google launches initiative to combat methane leaks

Satellite MethaneSAT completed assembly and is set for launch, aiming to monitor methane emissions worldwide

Google invests £1bn in UK data centre with heat recovery

The tech giant is set to invest £1 billion in a new UK data centre in Waltham Cross, prioritising off-site heat recovery for the local community

Google’s AI project aims to slash UK city emissions

Google is piloting an AI-powered traffic optimisation project in the UK, using AI and Google Maps data to improve traffic light synchronisation and reduce emissions at intersections

‘Searches for EVs rose by 113% in 2022’

This is compared with engagement from 2021

‘Googling help with energy bills rockets by 700%’

This is as temperatures drop but prices continue to rise

Google searches powered by UK wind

Google has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement with ENGIE

UK readies Google-style map of electricity cables

UK Power Networks has partnered with Google to create digital maps covering more than 180,000km of electricity cables

British Gas owner charges up Google data centre

Centrica will work with Fluence to install and optimise a battery-based energy storage system at a data centre in Belgium

‘Top companies overestimate climate progress’

A new report alleges that some of the world’s largest businesses exaggerate their climate aims and net zero pledges

Searches for ‘can’t pay bills’ jump by 1,300% amidst energy crisis

Following Bulb entering special administration, Google searches for help with paying energy bills have skyrocketed, a new report has found