Global technology giant Google has inked a 10-year power purchase agreement to procure power output from Swedish wind project, 72MW Maevaara.

The agreement was struck with the wind farm developer O2 and German insurance company Allianz that has acquired the project by financing the project.

Google will use the electricity produced at Maevaara located in Övertorneå and Pajala municipality in northern Sweden to power its data center in Finland.

Commenting on the arrangement, Google technical infrastructure senior vice-president Urs Hoelzle stated: "This long term agreement, our forth globally, means we can power our Finnish data center with clean energy and add new wind generation capacity to the European grid."

The deal comes on the back of integrated electricity market in Europe, particularly Scandinavia’s shared electricity market and grid system, Nord Pool that has allowed Google to purchase output from the Swedish wind farm and use it in Finland with Guarantee of Origin status.