Google to run on 100% renewable power by 2017

Important to see leadership from big corps. In the end though, lowering operating expenses is just good financial management. This is a trend that will continue to spread for all the obvious reasons.

Last year, Google consumed as much energy as the city of San Francisco. Next year, it said, all of that energy will come from wind farms and solar panels…

“We are the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the world,” said Joe Kava, Google’s senior vice president of technical infrastructure. “It’s good for the economy, good for business and good for our shareholders.”   See: Google says will run entirely on renewable energy in 2017

Neha Palmer, head of energy strategy and global infrastructure at Google, discusses the company’s renewable energy milestone and goals. Here is a direct video link.

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