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Google turns to Sun for power

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

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Google is planning to incorporate over 9200 solar panels in its headquarters at Mountainneville, San Francisco, which is popularly known as Googleplex. The power that is expected to be produced is high enough to provide power to 1000 homes.

Google has not divulged the cost of the project, but it expects to recoup the amount in the form of electricity savings in 5-10 years. I see the project extending to India as well, thanks to the amazing sunlight received all through the year in South India, home to Google's India offices.

This is very well a right step for other corporates to follow suit. Clean and green is the way to go!

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