Gallery: Google Invests in German Solar Power Plant That will Power 5,0...


Google announced that they are putting an investment of $5 million USD — or $3.5 million euros — into one of Germany’s largest solar power plants. The investment is their first renewable energy investment in Europe and though the plans still need approval from the German government, when it is finished it will power about 5,000 homes in the area. The project is slated to be built on land that was once used as training grounds for the Russian military.

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  1. msyin September 3, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    I hope this spurs others to invest around the world and locally. Germany has set an impressive goal for themselves and I for one share in their desire to see them energy independent, safe and secure.

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