Google signs 190 MW of wind PPAs in Finland

Google signs 190 MW of wind PPAs in Finland

Internet giant Google today said it has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) to buy electricity from three new wind farms in Finland with a combined capacity of 190 MW.

The deals have been agreed with renewable energy developers CPC, Neoen and WPD and are for projects that will not benefit from government subsidies. Google said this is the first time it purchases subsidy-free renewable energy in Europe, which shows that renewables are cost competitive with grid power in an increasing number of locations. Read more:

CPC to build 50 MW subsidy-free wind farm in Finland

Developer CPC Finland will proceed with a planned 50 MW wind farm in southwest Finland without the need for subsidies. Construction on the 12-turbine facility in Isojoki would start in September, the firm – a subsidiary of the German renewables developer – added, eyeing completion in autumn 2019. Read more:

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