More and more often we make use of “the cloud” – that mysterious place where we store, move, process and analyze data. We keep our photos there. We stream music and videos from there. We do our work there. Perhaps we have a mental image of all of this digital information floating above our heads in some ethereal way: like in a cloud.
A number of large Internet companies are being very proactive in the area of clean energy. Companies like Google, Facebook, and Apple have invested billions on green energy solutions. This isn’t just good citizenship and good publicity for progressive companies, it is an essential part of the global effort to reduce greenhouse emissions.