America's first wireless Smart Grid network has been deployed in Plumas-Sierra county, California, using TV White Space spectrum as a means to deliver connectivity.
The process for creating geothermal wells is very similar to that used for extracting oil and gas, at least in the initial phases.
Google Inc.'s (Nasdaq:GOOG) green energy czar, Bill Weihl, recently announced the development of an "internal prototype" for new technology that could potentially cut the costs of building heliostats in half.
Google, Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG) has been one of the biggest corporate investors in clean energy. The internet-giant is a major energy user; so, reducing energy consumption is good for Google's profit margins, while eliminating its carbon footprint is great for its public image.