23 Nov '11, 5pm

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23 Nov 2011: Google Green Energy Program Is Cut as Company Narrows Focus Google Inc. says it is abandoning its ambitious program to drive down the cost of renewable energy , one of seven major initiatives canceled by the Internet giant this week as it looks to focus on its core projects. Launched four years ago through Google.org , the company’s philanthropic arm, the so-called Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal (RE announced on its corporate blog. Google published the results of its energy research online, encouraging other companies to use it to advance the renewables industry. The changes come as Google, the world’s top search engine, faces increasing competition in mobile phone technology and social media. Email Recommend Tweet Stumble Upon Digg Share More e360 A Power Company President Ties His Future to Green Energy Tapping Social Media’s Potential To Muster a Vast G...

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