Windfarms are a Google renewable energy initiative.
Christopher Furlong

Recently search giant Google announced that it had made the largest renewable energy purchase by a non-utility. With this investment, Google adds 842 megawatts of renewable energy capacity which they plan to use to power their data centers located all around the world. 

Fortune staffer Tom Huddleston Jr. reports on the venture, which he says increased Google's overall renewable energy capacity to 2 gigawatts. This all comes as the company continues its goal of making 100% of it's operations powered by renewable energy by 2025: 

"For our part, these contracts not only help minimize the environmental impact of our services—they also make good business sense by ensuring good prices,” Google said in its announcement.

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