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Google set to reach 100% renewable energy by 2017

Internet giant Google has set a lofty energy goal: 100% renewable energy for its entire global operations by 2017. In a blog post detailing the effort, Google stated they plan to buy enough wind and solar electricity annually to account for every…

Solar panel management systems vulnerable to attack, DHS warns

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued another industrial control warning (pdf) regarding critical vulnerabilities found across a number of solar panel systems. Affected systems can be easily exploited using "proof of concept" code developed by security researchers Roberto Paleari…