Thursday, February 18, 2010

Google approved in the U.S. wholesale electricity market trading

According to foreign media reports, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (hereinafter referred to: FERC) approved by Google to become an electricity retailer, allowing the Internet giant like this, as the sale of public utility companies sell electricity.

FERC members unanimously approved a Google request to become a so-called market-based price management institutions. FERC monthly meeting of the Committee members before the voting began, said the Internet company is not currently facing the region's wholesale power plants, or for the transmission of electricity transmission lines.

Google said earlier that the interest in the electricity market to manage their own energy supply for the idea and in order to make better use of renewable energy sources. The electricity company did not provide relevant information. Google a spokesman said, Google has no plans to sell energy management services or energy market speculation. However, she acknowledged that the company is not completely sure how the next.