SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc. is expanding into alternative energy in its most ambitious effort yet to ease the environmental strain caused by the company's voracious appetite for power to run its massive computing centers.I wish big-money boy Gates would follow suit and get out of the education business, instead of using his billions as a wrecking ball on high schools.
As part of a project announced Tuesday, the Internet search leader and its philanthropic arm will pour hundreds of millions of dollars into a quest to lower the cost of producing electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and the sun.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Three cheers for Google
Google is pouring its massive resources into developing alternative energy sources: