Google Invests in World’s Largest Wind Farm

 

Besides setting up Google Energy subsidiary to buy and sell wholesale energy, investing in solar project near Berlin, and signing a 20 year power purchasing agreement with an Iowa wind energy company, Google invested $100 million in the world’s largest wind farm.

Facts about the World’s Largest Wind Farm:

  • $2 Billion Dollar Sheperds Flat Project.
  • Size of 30 square miles in north central Oregon.
  • Holds 845 megawatts that can supply 235,000 homes energy.
  • Project Ownership: GE 34%, Google and Japanese Companies 56 %.
  • Completion year: 2012.