Google will use current Dutch wind farm datacenter




Google has an agreement with Eneco for the supply of green electricity. The Internet giant will feed the power from a new wind farm will use for its data center still under construction in Eemshaven.

The agreement between Eneco and Google is valid for 10 years and will start in 2016. The Internet giant promises to finance the wind farm near Delfzijl. The park, consisting of 19 turbines, offers a capacity of 62MW and is now commissioned by Eneco. The project should be completed over 18 months.

Google wants in exchange for financing the green power generation will use the park to feed its data center from early 2016. The data center, which is being built in Eemshaven, is 600 million euros.

According Eneco proves the agreement that Google is striving to become a CO2-neutral company. Google allows in turn know that with the use of wind energy is not only environmentally significant progress, but that it is also financially attractive for the company.


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