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Google puts USD 168 mln into Mojave solar energy power plant

Tuesday 12 April 2011 | 11:25 CET | News
Google is investing USD 168 million into a new solar energy power plant being developed by BrightSource Energy in the Mojave Desert in California. Brightsource's Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS) will generate 392 gross MW of clean, solar energy, the equivalent of taking more than 90,000 cars off the road over the lifetime of the plant, projected to be more than 25 years. Google said it has up to now invested over USD 250 million in the clean energy sector. The internet company said the project also had the potential to significantly reduce costs on future projects. Power

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