Google's Wind Power Purchase Deal Wins FERC Nod

Law360, New York (January 09, 2012, 3:53 PM ET) -- Google Inc.'s renewable energy subsidiary got regulatory approval Monday for its agreement to buy the electricity from NextEra Energy Resources LLC's 100.8-megawatt wind farm in Oklahoma, where a new Google data center went online in September.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission signed off on Google Energy LLC's long-term power purchase agreement with NextEra's Minco II wind farm, according to a letter the agency sent Google on Monday.

Google will buy all of the electricity from the facility for 20 years at undisclosed prices, according to the...
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