Google Invests in North Dakota Wind Farms

Ainsley Jones

Google disclosed in a blog post that it has invested $38.8 million in two North Dakota wind farms developed by NextEra Energy Resources. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted subsidiary Google Energy the rights to become a power broker last February.

 

The investment marks Google's first foray into utility-scale renewable energy generation, says The New York Times. According to Google, the two wind farms generate 169.5 megawatts of power, enough to support more than 55,000 homes, The Register reports.



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