General Electric and Google on Wednesday announced a collaboration to lobby for renewable energy policies and to jointly develop clean technologies.
During the Google Zeitgeist conference in Mountain View, Calif., Google CEO Eric Schmidt interviewed GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt onstage about the maturity of renewable energy technologies and current policies.
Schmidt said that the two companies will push for government programs to modernize the electrical grid, which would enable broader use of renewable energy.
"GE and Google will be advocating in Washington for the new and smarter grid," Schmidt said.
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