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For 24/7 clean energy, Big Tech has two camps

Companies are lining up behind two strategies for buying clean energy. But will either — or both — have the intended impact?

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Breaking down Itron’s grid edge partner strategy

“The grid edge is now where the utility meets the consumer,” said the utility tech company’s VP of product management.

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As load woes grow, Hitachi Energy doubles down on HVDC in the U.S.

The energy equipment giant's multi-project deal with Grid United to link regional grids in the U.S. reflects the tech’s momentum.

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In lieu of water cooling, Google locks down renewables for Mesa data center

The tech giant is the full offtaker for two NextEra facilities that will power the data center’s local grid, to the tune of over 430 MW.

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Where does the AI boom leave data center cooling strategies?

Google is relying mostly on water cooling to keep the energy toll of its data centers down — but that water is increasingly scarce.

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Shopify’s head of sustainability on the realities of the carbon removal market

Stacy Kauk explains the challenges of building a carbon removal portfolio

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Exclusive: Amperon teams up with Microsoft as it enters the utility market

Microsoft wooed the AI forecasting startup with the promise of introductions to top utilities.

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Google made its largest ever offshore wind investment to decarbonize European data centers

The company has invested in 700 megawatts of renewable energy across Europe.

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Corporate electricity purchases aren't driving down emissions like they used to

A new paper from Princeton suggests only 24/7 matching with clean electricity makes a significant emissions impact in a grid increasingly outfitted with clean energy.

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Microsoft’s unusual solar market strategy

With its recent Qcells deal, the company is wading into the mire of panel procurement to help ensure a stable supply chain.