Google Announces Data Center But Where's Kansas City Northland Trail Promised?!?

Thanks to KICK-ASS INSIDERS who read this blog we actually have a bit of insight into this story that all the other news outlets missed . . . 

Part of this building project PROMISED BY POLITICOS was a Northland trail and some EPIC manicured shrubbery . . . So far . . . There's not a lot of progress on that front and not even a plan to get started despite assurances from our leaders on the nice side of the bridge. 

Not to be a spoiler . . . The jobs & tech are great and Google is living up to their part of the bargain. 

KCMO not so much. 

In the meantime here's the happy news . . .

"The company plans to power the new data center with 400 megawatts of carbon-free solar energy from the Beavertail Solar farm in Missouri. The plan calls for a power purchase agreement with Ranger Power and D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments."

Read more via link . . .

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