Google Invests $38.8 Million in Two Wind Farms

Google Invests $38.8 Million in Two Wind Farms

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wind_turbines-ge.jpgInternet search giant Google Inc has invested $38.8 million in two wind farms in North Dakota that generate enough energy to power more than 55,000 homes.

Google has so far invested in early-stage green start-ups such as solar thermal companies BrightSource Energy and eSolar, in addition to this wind operation developed by NextEra Energy Resources.

“We’re aiming to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy in a way that makes good business sense, too,” Rick Needham, Google’s green business operations manager, wrote in a blogpost last week.

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