Creative ideas come from everywhere, but it’s not often you see a search engine giving utilities business advice. A new white paper from Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) could improve renewable energy’s value add for tech companies, utilities, and renewable-energy stakeholders everywhere. Here’s what you need to know.
Ramping up renewables
Google may seem like nothing more than a search page, but its energy use is astounding. To offset its emissions, the company has invested more than $1 billion in renewable-energy projects, installed solar panels at its Mountain View headquarters, and purchased more than 260 MW of wind power to help power its data centers.
Google Offers a Suggestion to the Utility Industry (GOOG)