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Photos: Google goes solar

By adding solar panels to the rooftops of its buildings, Google expects to meet almost one-third of their energy demands--not to mention a positive impact on the environment.
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Here's a look at the solar panels that were placed on the roofs of the buildings at Google headquarters in Mountain View. At least Google, which certainly doesn't need the cost-saving, is making a positive impact on the environment.

Larry Dignan has more details on project. Plus, you can watch a ZDNet video.

All photo credits: Google

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Google hopes that 30 percent of its power will be supplied from the solar panels.

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Google says that in the last 24 hours it produced 9,967 kilowatt-hours of electricity.

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