Tuesday, May 01, 2007

[TIPS] Google's latest improvement that you wont see


You can image the power demands that the google servers require. What do you DO when you consume SO MUCH electricity? You install solar panels. They amount to 1.6 MEGAWATTS of solar power and they not only cover some rooftops, but they also cover some parking spaces. Well, they're raised so that cars can park under them for some shade. Clever? I suppose they didn't get where they are by being stupid, eh?

That article points to some Google Earth files that will show you a 3D drawing of that facility. Check it out.

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