Permission has been granted to Microsoft to resume construction work on its Hollands Kroon data center in the Netherlands. But it would be doing so at its own risk. The Hollands Kroon municipality, through the North Sea Cana Area Environment Agency, has allowed Microsoft to continue work on it...
Company: Microsoft Azure
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Power: 200.0 Megawatts
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