Google have bolstered their green credentials by investing $100 million into a $2 billion wind farm in the US’s Shepards Flat in eastern Oregon. The 845-megawatt wind-generation facility is anticipated to be America’s largest wind farm.
Coupled with the $168 million Google recently invested in solar project in the Mojave Desert the total investment in green energy by the internet search giant stands at $350 million. The full article can be found here.
On a smaller scale there are a number of technologies you can integrate into your business to reduce your energy consumption. We have seen virtualization projects reduce the number of physical servers required by 70% vastly reducing the space occupied and energy comsumed.
Information on what Avalon IT are doing to reduce our carbon footprint can be found here. If you are interested in what green technologies we can help you adopt get in touch with us today!