German google searches to become greener!

The tech giant has agreed with ENGIE to power around 80% of its German operations with renewables by 2022

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Google‘s data centres in Germany will soon become greener.

ENGIE has sealed an agreement to supply the tech giant with renewable energy to ensure that all its German operations are nearly 80% carbon-free by 2022.

The deal will see ENGIE supply Google with 140MW of renewable electricity and will also provide energy management services.

Google and the French multinational energy had previously partnered 0n green projects in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Marc Oman, Senior Lead of Data Center Energy and Infrastructure at Google, said: “Google has been leading the way towards a carbon-free future for over a decade, and as we look forward, our goal of running entirely on 24/7 carbon-free energy around the world by 2030 will require collaboration and partnerships with energy leaders like ENGIE, that are jointly committed to long-term, sustainable energy practices.”

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