From Google to Facebook, Big Data Is Driving Green Energy Shift

The tech industry has become the biggest corporate buyer of renewables, inking deals for 10.4 gigawatts to date, according to Bloomberg NEF. Several household names such as Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., eBay Inc. and Etsy Inc. have set targets to be 100 percent powered by clean energy. Google said it reached this goal last year. Facebook is the world’s largest corporate procurer of renewables so far this year.