Google Invests $280M in Residential Solar Power! : TreeHugger: "In Partnership with SolarCity, They Want to Put Solar Panels on Your Roof
Google has just announced its biggest clean energy investment yet, a $280M fund to finance residential solar panel installations across the US. They are partnering with SolarCity (Tesla 's CEO Elon Musk is their chairman and an early investor), a 'provider of solar energy system design, financing, installation and related services' (by leasing the panels from them, you can eliminate the big upfront cost yet still benefit form lower bills). This bring Google's total clean energy investments to an eye-popping $680M."