From the NYT:
Google, the Internet company with a seemingly limitless source of revenue, plans to get into the business of finding limitless sources of energy…
Google said it would spend hundreds of millions of dollars, part of that to hire engineers and energy experts to investigate alternative energies like solar, geothermal and wind power. The effort is aimed at reducing Google’s own mounting energy costs to run its vast data centers, while also fighting climate change and helping to reduce the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.
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