11 Apr '11, 7am

Google Invests $5M in German Solar Power Plant

Google Invests $5M in German Solar Power Plant

The thing about corporate globalization is that companies and investors are more free than ever to invest their money in a country other than their own. If their country isn’t leading on an issue they care about, they can at least push or invest in the issue elsewhere. It’s no surprise to anyone on here that the U.S. is missing out on some serious global investment in cleantech as our completely dysfunctional Congress is taken hostage by Tea Party extremists. While this latest news is of course good news and is indicative of the great work Germany is doing to incubate solar power in its country, it certainly makes me think about such things.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/04/11/google-invests-5m-in-...

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