Energy Politics: Gazprom, Meet Google

If you thought Gazprom‘s approach to managing customer relations  – or its role as an extension of Russian geopolitics – was a problem, just wait for this one: according to the NYT technology blog “Bits”, Google, “which consumes vast amounts of electricity to run the computers in its data centers, last month created a subsidiary called Google Energy. It then applied for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to be allowed to buy and sell power much like utilities do.”

Fear ye, for the apocalypse draws nigh…

Puts a new spin on Google Wave, I guess… For more on this latest move towards world domination by the Tyrrell Corporation Google, read here.

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