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2009-09-30 14:39:41

Google has unveiled plans to write software that would fully integrate plug-in hybrid vehicles to the power grid, minimize strain on the grid and help utilities manage vehicle-charging load, Reuters reported. Dan Reicher, Google's director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, said the company is in the preliminary stages of work for the idea. "We have begun some work on smart charging of electric vehicles and how you would integrate a large number of electric vehicles into the grid...

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2009-03-17 16:31:55

Google Inc. will soon roll out free software that will allow consumers to track their home electricity use and improve energy efficiency in an attempt to help weaken global warming. Director for Climate Change and Energy Initiatives at Google, Dan Reicher, told Reuters they were talking with utility companies in the United States, Europe and Asia to make the product available shortly to general consumers. Google said in February that as part of its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...

2008-08-20 09:01:21

By Oskar Garcia Associated Press LAS VEGAS -- Representatives from Google Inc. and General Electric Co. said Tuesday that widespread use of renewable energy in United States would be possible -- if it were cheaper. Renewable energy options will remain "boutique" industries unless their costs are cut to make them competitive with coal and other widely used power sources, said Dan Reicher, director for climate change and energy initiatives at Google.org, the company's philanthropic arm....


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