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Google makes major renewable energy push with 18 new deals

Friday 20 September 2019 | 09:27 CET | News
Google said it has signed 18 new energy deals that together will amount to a package of 1,600 megawatt (MW). The company has also awarded two grants, each of USD 500,000, to support organisations looking to expand access to clean energy for all businesses. The announcements come ahead of the Global Climate Strike on 20-27 September and as data centre operators all over the world try to meet demand for data and energy. 

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