Google just announced plans to take on the energy crisis. They plan to spend millions in the development of renewable energy that is less expensive than coal. The project is appropriately called, Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal.
The simple goal: To produce one gigawatt of electrical energy cheaper than one gigawatt of coal.
Google will start with a multi million dollar investment in people. They plan to hire engineers and energy experts to begin the research process. Google is confident that the problem can be solved in a few years. If Google can create their cheaper gigawatt they will be officially in the energy business. They company is already becoming carbon neutral and they encourage green experimentation at all levels. I believe they will succeed. read more