September 28, 2011

Will Google Own the Sun?

Miguel Llanos, MSNBC

American Vision

Coming soon to a home near you: Solar panels owned by Google. That's right, the software giant announced Tuesday that it's investing $75 million to get more homeowners hooked up to the sun for their electricity. Over the years, Google has invested $850 million in renewable energy, including $280 million in a solar financing project last June, but this is the first time it will actually own the hardware — from the photovoltaic cells on rooftops to the power inverters in basements and garages. . .

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