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Google's Green Side

Google's GREEN SIDE In 2007, Google reached its goal of becoming CARBON NEUTRA. To sustain this ongoing effort, they have installed enough solar panels to power approximately 1,000 average homes, which offsets 30% of peak electricity use for their facilities. 1,470 EMPLOYEES USE GOOGLE'S O SHUTTLES CO2 WHICH ARE FUELED BY CO2 B-20 BIODIESEL to get to work each day. These Bay Area shuttles take 660 cars an estimated off the road each year. One Google search releases the equivalent of .2 grams CO2. of By comparison, this is how many searches it would take to make: = Searches 5,000 A 2.5 mile car trip to the library. 5,100 One load of dishes in an EnergyStar dishwasher. 1,050 A glass of orange juice. 850 A daily newspaper. 15,000 A cheeseburger. Google-designed data centers use almost 5 times EEE 3 less energy than CFF 1 Conventional EEE 7 facilities by using servers %0% cooling 80%. that run at efficiency & CUTTING the energy used in the servers by When a Google server is retired, every last part is either REUSED RECYCLED. or

Google's Green Side

shared by charles on May 03
Google returns billions upon billions of search results for people, but what do they do to reduce the amount of pollution they return to the environment? This infographic shows the search giant's effo...


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