Outdoor adventure and tree hugging: two great tastes that go great together. From the author of "Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fast Food Fueled Car, and a Cross-Country Search for a Greener Future."
Monday, September 15, 2008
Edifying fact for Monday...from the pages of Greasy Rider
The Google headquarters in California receives 30 percent of its power from 9,212 solar panels recently installed on building roofs and above a few parking lots. The panels produce enough energy to power 1,000 American homes--and they will completely pay for themselves within eight years, through savings on the company's electricity bills. Page 171