Dozens of wind turbines each standing 260 feet tall spin in the breeze on the plains of Oklahoma, feeding electricity for a Google data center about 180 miles away.
Life on board a North Sea oil platform can now be explored from the comfort of your sofa as the world’s first Google Street View tour of an offshore installation has been launched.
Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than $2 trillion, enough to consume Apple Inc. twice, and still have room for Google parent Alphabet Inc.
The quest to supply everything from data server halls, insurance companies to large furniture stores with green electricity has flooded the Nordic region with wind power and crashed a $100 million renewable-certificates market.
Google has bought the entire 12-year power production from a Norwegian wind power farm to help supply its European data centres with renewable energy.
Steven Calder is standing in a Spanish promenade when he taps in ‘best tapas bars’ into his iPhone. Seconds later he’s staring at a selection of the most highly lauded pit stops in a five mile radius.