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Google Buys 781 Megawatts of Wind, Solar Power in Three Nations

  • Company has contracts to buy 2 gigawatts of renewable energy
  • New contracts for U.S. and Swedish wind, Chilean solar farms

Google, the world’s biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy, is expanding its clean power portfolio with deals for 781 megawatts of solar and wind power.

The Alphabet Inc. unit completed five deals to buy the output from power plants in the U.S., Chile and Sweden, and now has contracts for 2 gigawatts of renewable energy worldwide, according to a statement Thursday. The power-purchase agreements run from 10 to 20 years.