Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Google’s Reicher Aims at Another Fledgling Industry: Wind Farms - BusinessWeek

More Google going green

Google Inc., the Web company that a decade ago used engineering prowess to conquer the nascent online advertising market, is now aiming technology and its cash pile at another fledgling industry: offshore wind farming.

The company said yesterday that it’s investing in a $5 billion underwater network that can channel electricity from wind turbines scattered off the Atlantic coast, enough to light up 1.9 million homes from New York to Virginia.

Google’s Reicher Aims at Another Fledgling Industry: Wind Farms - BusinessWeek

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