Google, AES Strategic Alliance to Bolster RE Adoption

AES and Google to accelerate the growth and adoption of renewable energy by leveraging Google Cloud technology to pioneer innovation in the sector.

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The AES Corporation has announced that it is entering into a 10-year strategic alliance with Google to accelerate the growth and adoption of clean energy by leveraging Google Cloud technology to pioneer innovation in the sector. This alliance builds on the recent agreement between Google and AES to provide long-term renewable power to Google’s data centre in Chile.

The two companies will work together to improve the experience for corporate energy customers and to develop and implement solutions that enable the broad adoption of clean energy. AES will collaborate with Google Cloud on energy management and opportunities to sponsor clean energy projects in targeted markets in the United States and Latin America that have the potential to help Google meet its clean energy objectives.

As part of this alliance, AES will use Google Cloud technology to help create the grid of the future and improve the experience for energy customers. AES innovation partner, Uplight, will also utilise Google Cloud technology to enhance its end-to-end energy action system, to increase customer satisfaction and reduce carbon emissions. Google Cloud’s leading platform, tools and cutting-edge technology will help redefine and improve AES and Uplight’s delivery of customer solutions through advanced cloud computing, data analytics, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

Andrés Gluski, AES President and CEO said that the firm has been working with its customers to accelerate the transformation of the electric sector through energy storage, renewables and energy efficiency. And that at present, it is one of the largest renewables solutions providers and developers in the world.

“We’re proud to have been selected by Google to form this strategic alliance. By combining the capabilities, footprint and experience of both companies, we will be able to provide better and more efficient energy solutions,” he said.

Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud said that cloud technology is an enabler for forward-leaning organisations seeking to put customers at the centre of their business strategies. “Together, AES and Google Cloud will leverage the cloud, AI/ML and data analytics to help transform the energy industry’s infrastructure, while driving wider adoption of renewable energy around the world.”

Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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