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Google has announced that it has signed a deal with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) to purchase renewable energy for its data center.

The Power Purchase Agreement will provide Google with the full output of the 201MW Great Western Wind Project located in Woodward and Ellis counties near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle. The project will commence construction in the first quarter of 2016 and be fully operational by end of the year. Great Western will be comprised of 30 V117 (unit capacity of 3.3MW) and 51 V100 (unit capacity of 2.2MW) wind turbines supplied by Vestas. Google joins EDF’s growing North America portfolio of corporate purchasers including Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Groupo Modelo, and Walmart.

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