Google Is Now A Power Company

Posted: Feb 21 2010, 4:26pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:38pm CDT, in News | Technology News

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Wait, what? Seriously?

It appears so. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has just issued an order granting google the right to buy and sell electricity. SlashGear reports that this is primarily so that Google can better buy up power for their data centers and other operations.

Google Energy is the subsidiary that will handle the energy dealing. Could you one day get your power from the same company that provides your search utility? Would that be a good thing, or a terrifying step on the road to a Google-dominated globe? Only time, and Google's seemingly unquenchable ambition, will tell.

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