Another Tech Giant Goes Green

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer-goods editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In a slight departure from their core business, Google recently announced its plans to invest in several solar facilities in northern California. Partnering with buyout firm KKR, Big G will grab a stake in four plants in the Sacramento area that power 13,000 homes. Two of The Motley Fool's analyst weigh in on how this move could affect the tech giant.

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