What is Google’s Largest investment Till Date?
Answer: Solar plant installations ! (As per News published the day before yesterday on Google blog)
Google has planned to design world’s largest Solar Power plant towers by investing about $ 168 million [ about 840 crore] for the project.
Solar plants are manufactured by Bright Source Inc. ISEGS technology of Bright Source will generate about 392 MW clean energy. This energy is equivalent to energy consumed by 90,000 cars for more than 25 years.
To cover the desert with Solar plants, they have use the non-cultivable land i.e. desert. The technology used for designing solar plates is called ‘heliostats’.
Large mirrors are used to attract sun rays and heat at the focal point. This heat is used to run the turbines, resulting electricity generation.
This is really noble initiative to use renewable energy for consumption. This will really reduce the electrical stress used for other purposes.
Great innovative ideas are called to take inspiration !