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Green Visionary: Bill Weihl exits Google

In a blog post published yesterday Google announced it was ending its Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal (RE

The Week in Green Energy: VCs Still Like Green

Kleiner Perkins's John Doer has led some major green investments for the firm. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers foreshadowed a return to its digital core a few weeks ago when it announced that its new $1 billion Digital Growth Fund (DGF) would invest […]

Exclusive: Google Eyes Development of CSP Solar Project – UPDATE

Google has is reportedly secured land considering developing a solar power demonstration project in Southern California.

Google Makes Strong Showing At Cancun Climate Change Talks [Video]

Google has sent a 30-strong team to Cancun where the United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held until next week.

Dan Reicher quits Google for Stanford policy shop. Is Washington next?

Dan Reicher: Leaving Google for Stanford Former assistant energy secretary, NRDC attorney and all-around green energy superman Dan Reicher has left his post as Google’s director of climate change and green energy initiatives to join Stanford’s new energy policy and finance center. Reicher’s […]

October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build […]

October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build […]

September Top 10 Players in Green Energy

Editor’s note: We’re back — and a little late — with our monthly top ten ranking! Tune back November 8th for our October ranking. 1: California Energy Commission September was a busy month at the California Energy Commission (CEC), which approved, according to […]

The Week In Green Energy: Google Goes Offshore

This week Google dipped its toes in the largely underdeveloped but extremely promising U.S. offshore and, in doing so, further clarified its ambitious renewable energy strategy. The Mountain View, Calif., search engine giant announced that it would partner with Swiss private equity fund […]

Details On Googles Offshore Play

The investment announced yesterday by Google, private equity fund Good Energies and Japanese industrial group Marubeni is an initial first-round set to finance preliminary development work supporting the offshore grid system, including securing crucial federal and state permits.