Tag: microsoft

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Arizona Solar Project to Supply Microsoft Now Online

July 20, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A solar energy project that will provide power for Microsoft has begun commercial operation in Arizona, with the project developer announcing term financing has been completed. Longroad Energy, a Boston-based renewable energy developer that also has offices in California and […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

September 23, 2020

Via: Energy Global

“Microsoft and Shell both have rich histories of innovation and bold ambitions to decarbonise,” said Huibert Vigeveno, Downstream Director of Shell. “We are proud of the work we have already done together. Our strategic alliance will enable us to push […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Microsoft announces firm’s single largest green energy PPA

July 22, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Microsoft has unveiled its single largest renewable energy portfolio investment through a new deal with US energy firm Sol Systems. The power purchase agreement (PPA) will see Sol Systems finance, develop and operate a portfolio of over 500MW of solar […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Climate Fund, As Its Carbon Emissions Grow

June 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

The U.S. public wants to see action on the climate front. A Pew poll released yesterday notes that 65% of respondents believe the government is doing too little to tackle climate change, while 73% (including 55% of Republicans) want governments […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Microsoft Joins The Corporate Race To Zero Carbon

January 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Last week, Microsoft joined the likes of Amazon, Apple, Tesla and other tech giants in a pledge to dramatically reduce its carbon footprint in the coming years. In fact, the company aims to achieve carbon negative status by 2030, meaning […]

News and Policies, World

Microsoft Purchases 90 MW of Offshore Wind Power in the Netherlands

May 24, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Microsoft Corporation signed a new wind energy agreement on Wednesday to purchase 90 MW from Eneco’s offshore wind farm Borssele III/IV in the Netherlands. Under the terms of the deal, Eneco will provide renewable energy to Microsoft’s data centers for […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Sony lays out plans for 100 percent renewable electricity use

September 10, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Sony is aiming to use 100 percent renewable electricity for all its business sites by 2040, the company announced on Monday. The global tech giant has also joined the RE100, a global initiative made up of some of the world’s […]

News and Policies, World

Artificial intelligence will have huge impact for oil and gas, Microsoft executive says

November 17, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to have the biggest technological impact on the oil and gas industry over the coming years, according to Microsoft’s oil and gas director for the Middle East and Africa. Speaking at the Abu Dhabi International […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Microsoft Purchases Additional 237 MW of Wind Energy

November 15, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Microsoft announced a wind energy purchase agreement totaling 237 MW of energy, which is its biggest purchase of wind energy to date. The purchase brings Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy projects in the U.S. to more than 500 MW. […]