Microsoft's second purchase of wind energy in the Netherlands in recent years sees it partner up with sustainable energy company Eneco. The deal will run for 15 years, starting from 2022.
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The company has expanded its energy portfolio via two new deals with EDP Renewables and Invenergy. This is another step towards the firm's goal of 60% carbon-neutral data center operations by 2020.
Through subsidiary Nuon, Vattenfall will expand an existing windpark in the Wieringermeer Polder, close to Amsterdam. Microsoft will use 100% of the output to power its nearby datacenter.
Microsoft has made new deals which will allow it to run one of its datacenters entirely on renewable energy. The company says this will also help the local community by keeping energy rates low.
Two researchers from University of Texas Arlington have created a micro-windmill, which could be used to power our mobile electronic devices in an environmentally friendly way.
Microsoft has announced it has entered into an agreement that will see the company buy and use 100 percent of the power created by the Keechi Wind Farm Project, located 70 miles from Fort Worth, TX.