Google signs 942-MW PPA on solar projects under development in Texas

Nov 1, 2022 04:54 PM ET
  • Google will certainly purchase approximately 75%, or 942 MW, of the renewable energy produced by 4 of SB Energy Global's solar projects under development in Texas. The projects-- Orion 1-3 and Eiffel-- overall 1.2 GW as well as are anticipated to be operational by mid-2024.

" SB Energy is thrilled to sign up with forces with Google to supply clean energy to match Google's Texas data facility consumption," stated Rich Hossfield SB Energy co-CEO Rich Hossfeld. "We share Google's unrelenting drive to achieve vital climate goals with ingenious infrastructure as well as technology as well as look forward to increasing our connection with Google as we supply renewable energy that is neighborhood, reliable, and matched to lots."

The power purchase contract sustains Google's dedication to operating entirely on carbon-free energy by 2030 by sustaining the energy requirements of the business's data center in Midlothian and cloud region in Dallas. The contract is Google's biggest integrated clean energy purchase in Texas to date.

" Within the years we're aiming for every Google data facility to operate clean electrical energy every hr of everyday," claimed Sana Ouji, energy lead at Google. "This goal needs us to continue to expand our carbon-free energy portfolio. We're delighted to partner with SB Energy to bring online 4 solar projects that will meaningfully grow our portfolio of renewable energy projects in the area and bring extra clean energy jobs to Texas.

SB Energy's 4 solar building and construction projects will produce roughly 10,000 jobs. The solar arrays will mostly use U.S.-made Very first Solar modules manufactured initially Solar's Ohio manufacturing plant.

" We are pleased to deploy almost a gigawatt of solar capacity to Google," stated Supria Ranade, head of power advertising at SB Energy. "We're proud that our consumers recognize they can trust us to carry out at a scale required to achieve their climate goals."

SB Energy currently owns as well as runs 1.7 GW of solar capacity and also plans to begin construction on an additional 1.3 GW by very early following year.

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