Written by Prognog Staff
Googleplex Going Solar Google has recently announced plans to convert a portion of their energy needs to solar power.  The company plans to install over 9,200 solar panels around the 1 million-square-foot campus known as the Googleplex.

Experts believe the project should pay for itself within 5 to 10 years though Google is thus far hush on the projected costs of the solar project.

California company El Solutions has been to design and lead the project.  The company claims that this solar job will be the largest corporate solar installation in the United States.  The company claims that energy saving will likely exceed $393,000 a year.

The Google Blog makes the comment that "if the business community continues to increase investments and focus on energy efficient and renewable power generation technologies, we have a good feeling that our future will be bright."  More from the Google Blog.

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