16 Jul '11, 3pm

Google’s Offshore Windmills

Google’s Offshore Windmills

Many of us have heard of Google’s sustainability efforts; from green data center and offices to bringing in goats to chew down the grass on their corporate campus. Now Google is embarking on another effort in sustainability with offshore windmills to power their company. There is enormous potential in renewable energy that can meet our current and future needs. Here are a few facts worth knowing about wind power’s renewable energy: A single wind turbine can power over 300 homes if it is well designed. To start a turbine, the winds only need to reach fourteen miles per hour, so places with light wind such as the UK are able to use it with ease. Wind power was used as far back as 5000 BCE for ships, wind mills, and power pumps. Contrary to popular thought, wind power is not harmful to birds. A study by NASA has shown that windmills have no significant impact on birds . In 20...

Full article: http://www.green-blog.org/2011/07/16/googles-offshore-win...

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