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Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition

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After projected losses of $6.4 billion, Sony will cut 10,000 jobs as part of its "One Sony" mission [Engadget] LinkedIn competitor Viadeo secures $32 million, will focus on Europe, China, Russia and other developing countries [The Next Web] Court: computer code does not constitute property [Gizmodo] Security company OneID is...
Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition
Huge Arizona solar panel farm now 2/3 completed
A new big solar panel farm in the works in California
Introducing robots that tilt solar panels
How U.S. solar makers can break into China: JVs, pilots
Google invests in big South African solar project

5 reasons why Apple is embracing clean power for its data center

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Seemingly all of a sudden Apple is charging ahead with one of the most aggressive clean power projects for a data center in the U.S. Apple is planning on building a 20 MW solar farm and a 5 MW fuel cell farm at its massive data center in Maiden, North...
5 reasons why Apple is embracing clean power for its data center

Google Leads Green IT Ranking

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Google's motto of "Do No Evil" apparently extends to its environmental policies, as the company was recently ranked first on Greenpeace's Cool IT Leaderboard for overall green practices. Google grabbed the top spot for the first time, ranking high due to recent disclosure of its own carbon footprint as well...
Google Leads Green IT Ranking
Google to use wind power from Sweden to run its Finnish data center

Amazon’s cloud rockstar not a fan of solar-powered data centers

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James Hamilton of Amazon Amazon’s web infrastructure rockstar James Hamilton writes on his blog that he’s not convinced that solar power is a good fit for powering data centers. He points to the two most high profile examples of Internet companies embracing solar for data centers — Facebook’s tiny solar...
Amazon’s cloud rockstar not a fan of solar-powered data centers

Apple reveals big solar, fuel cell plans for data center

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A few months ago it was revealed that Apple planned to build a solar array for its massive data center in North Carolina. Now according to Apple’s latest environmental report (hat tip CNET), the company has disclosed that its solar project will actually be pretty sizable at 20 MW, and...
Apple reveals big solar, fuel cell plans for data center
Khosla-backed SunBorne Energy raising $20M for Indian solar
Funding daily: Give your own investment to a solar project
Greenlancer: disaggregating the construction industry via crowdsourcing and cloud technologies
SolarCity sets terms for an up to $151 million IPO
Investing in a South African solar project

Finally: Feds deliver road map on solar zones

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Huge solar farms on public desert lands are controversial because of both their size and environmental impact. But the federal government hopes to ease some of those conflicts with the development of a road map that identifies 285,000 acres of public land that will make the best locations for solar...
Finally: Feds deliver road map on solar zones
Solar startup Amonix shutters Vegas factory

How crowdfunding could revolutionize solar

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If just one percent of retail investments in savings accounts, money markets and U.S Treasuries was put into crowdfunding of solar projects — that can provide a 5 to 9 percent return to the investor — then that would deliver more than $90 billion for the creation of clean energy...
How crowdfunding could revolutionize solar

Solar Mosaic fully crowd funds its new solar projects in less than 24 hours

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On Monday Solar Mosaic officially opened up its solar crowd-funding site to residents in California and New York as well as accredited investors. And by Tuesday, the site had fully funded all three of the new projects that were made available to public investors, which will install solar panels on...
Solar Mosaic fully crowd funds its new solar projects in less than 24 hours

Mojave Desert Squirrels Bury Large Solar Project

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Mojave Desert Squirrels Bury Large Solar Project

Solar startup Semprius to open first factory next week

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Following a Summer that hasn’t been too kind to solar manufacturing startups, Semprius announced on Monday that next week the startup will open up its first factory in Henderson, North Carolina. Semprius is a semiconductor developer that makes solar modules for concentrating solar photovoltaic systems, which use mirrors and lenses...
Solar startup Semprius to open first factory next week
Report: SolarCity IPO before the end of the year?

Google Can Now Buy & Sell Energy, What Next?

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When word broke last month that Google had created a subsidiary called “Google Energy,” which was looking to buy and sell electricity on federally regulated wholesale markets, the Internet and energy industries alike were confounded. If Google got approved to buy and sell energy, what exactly would the search engine...
Google Can Now Buy & Sell Energy, What Next?
Coming to Seattle: Picnic shelters with solar panels
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