The site of the aquaculture-based solar project that Google will draw 10MW of power from. Source: Google.
Tech giant Google has signed its first power purchase agreement in Asia, according to a statement from the company released on Tuesday evening.
Google has signed a “long-term” agreement for a 10MW cluster of capacity at a larger project in Tainan City, Taiwan. The facility will power the firm’s local data centre. The array is being mounted at height over existing commercial fishing ponds (pictured) to maximise the use of the land.
In March 2018, Taiwanese officials made it easier for non-utility companies to sell electricity.
In April 2018 it revealed it had powered all its operations in 2017 from renewable sources.
Mar 10 - Mar 12, 2021
Penang, Malaysia (also available virtually)
Understand fully the technical and logistical supply chains that determine the production and performance of solar modules, including all related factors impacting quality, reliability & bankability. This event will be run as a live event in Penang for delegates able to attend and will also welcome virtual delegates via streamed content and online networking.