Google wants to buy, sell electricity in US
Internet search giant Google is seeking government authority to buy and sell electricity in the United States, a further expansion of its operations aimed at boosting renewable energy.
Google forms PowerMeter partnership
Google-Fujitsu join 'smart objects' alliance
Internet powerhouse Google and Japanese electronics giant Fujitsu have joined an alliance to promote the ability of objects from appliances to cars to communicate with one another online.
Microsoft pulls plug on home energy monitor
Microsoft announced on Thursday it is pulling the plug on a free online home energy monitoring tool that allows consumers to gauge their usage and reduce consumption.
Google pulling plug on PowerMeter, Health services
Google on Friday announced that it is pulling the plugs on free Health and PowerMeter services that haven't won legions of users.