Engie Signs Significant Power Purchase Agreements with Google for Belgian Wind Farms

has inked five corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) with Google, totaling 118 megawatts (MW) of power from its wind farms in . The agreements involve four new wind farms with a combined capacity of 26MW, along with an extension of an existing CPPA for a 92MW operational site for an additional eight years.

The procured will support Google's digital portfolio in Belgium. Engie, which sold 2.4 gigawatts (GW) of green electricity to industrial and large energy consumers in 2023, emphasized its role as a leading developer of clean energy CPPAs globally.

Vincent Verbeke, CEO of Engie Belgium, expressed satisfaction with the collaboration, stating, “We are delighted to partner with the reference corporates of the tech industry, and in particular with Google, as most players of the sector are accelerating widely the development of their infrastructure and stepping up their purchasing programmes for carbon-free energy.”

Google's data centre lead in Belgium, Frederic Descamps, reaffirmed Google's commitment to sustainability: “We're pursuing net zero emissions across our operations and value chain by 2030, supported by an ambitious clean energy goal to operate our data centres and office campuses on 24/7 carbon-free energy.”

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