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windmillGoogle (GOOG) invested $38.8 million in two wind power farms in North Dakota on Friday, the company announced today

Google has been dabbling in alternative energy for years now, mostly through investments in early stage green tech companies.

This represents Google's first investment in an actual, utility-scale project. The two farms generate 169.5 megawatts of power, "enough to power more than 55,000 homes".

Last year, Google applied for a license to trade energy and renewable credits, ostensibly just to move surplus power from its campus and servers.

To read the full, original article click on this link: (Silly, Undisciplined) Google Invests In Two Wind Farms

Author: Nick Saint