Google patents wave-powered server farm

Eco-geek.org is reporting that the search giant put out a patent application last year for a wave-powered server farm.

Eco-geek.org is reporting that the search giant put out a patent application last year for a wave-powered server farm. http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/2086/

According to another article on Earth Times, the power for the sea-bound servers will come from "Pelamis wave energy converters." http://www.fashionfunky.com/2008/09/google_turns_to_the_worlds_oce.php

No surprises that Google is taking the massive contribution that datacentres make to climate change very seriously and this sea-powered patent (if it proves accurate) follows on from the massive investment in geothermal technology the company announced last month:

Google warms to geothermal datacentre plan http://andrewdonoghue.ning.com/profiles/blog/show?id=2217004%3ABlogPost%3A421