Microsoft this week announced that it will be expanding its footprint in Canada with multiple new data centers with an investment of US$500 million to expand its cloud computing and AI infrastructure in Quebec over the next two years. The company notes that this investment will increase its lo...
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Microsoft's Cheyenne data center in Wyoming is powered entirely by wind energy.
Microsoft contracted with Black Hills Energy to buy 59 megawatts worth of renewable energy credits from the Happy Jack and Silver Sage wind projects. The wind farms are located west of the Microsoft data center.
Microsoft also signed an agreement with Allianz Risk Transfer for 178 megawatts of wind energy from the new Bloom Wind project in Kansas. The combined output of the Bloom and Happy Jack/Silver Sage projects will produce enough each year to cover the energy used at the Cheyenne data center, a news release said. Source: Businessfacilities.com