Google, Samsung, BMW and Volvo call for deep sea mining moratorium

The companies have pledged not to source any minerals from the deep sea

Google spin-off Malta raises $50m for long duration energy storage system

Its system can provide a daily or weekly load cycle by efficiently storing up to 200 hours of energy storage, though early systems will focus on current market applications in need of 10 to 12-hour durations

Amazon ‘surpassed Google and Facebook in renewable PPAs in 2020’

The tech giant has purchased over 7.5GW of renewable energy to date

Total partners with Google to unlock solar energy potential of household roofs

The partnership will see the development of a tool that will use artificial intelligence algorithms to estimate the solar energy potential of homes

The importance of supply chains for the sustainable business

Global giants Google and WWF turned heads this June after announcing the details of their environmental data platform, a joint initiative which aims to tackle harmful emissions and waste across fashion industry supply chains.

Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design

Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years

Global corporates bought record 19.5GW of clean energy in 2019

More than 100 corporations in 23 different countries signed PPAs last year

World’s ‘largest corporate solar and battery project’ to power Google data centre

The power will be sourced from roughly 350MW of solar photovoltaics and up to 280MW of battery storage, located at one or more hybrid projects in the region

Google expands online tool providing climate-relevant data to UK cities

The Environmental Insights Explorer uses unique Google data sources and modelling capabilities to produce estimates of emissions and renewable energy potential