Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Google makes $280 million investment in solar energy

Even though this doesn't directly affect Northeastern Pennsylvania, this is big news. It isn't the first time Google has made an investment in solar power, but it is a very large investment.

Rather than trying to summarize this story, here is the story as reported by several different outlets:

Wall Street Journal: Google Invests $280 Million In Residential Solar Installations - WSJ.com

The Washington Post: Google Scaling Solar, Commits $280 Million To Finance SolarCity Installations

Los Angeles Times: Google, SolarCity, solar: Google creates $280-million solar power fund - latimes.com

Reuters: Google invests $280M in SolarCity solar roof fund

Huffington Post: Google's SolarCity Fund: $280 Million Invested In Solar Energy For Private Homes

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