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Lets park under Solar Trees :-) :- Google’s Solar parking space…


Parking lots are the traditional wasteland of the suburban biosphere. But Google is turning this land into a farm of Solar Trees to generate Power.

Google’s Mountain View, California, headquarters is getting a 1.6-megawatt solar system — enough to power about 1,000 homes — that will feed about 30 percent of the complex’s power demand.

About a third of the 9,000 solar panels Google’s installing will take the form of overhanging parking shades at the million-square-foot campus in Mountain View. The others will be mounted on rooftops.

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