In its latest sustainability effort, Microsoft has announced that its Emissions Impact Dashboard, first announced in January 2020, is now widely available. According to the tech giant, this tool enables greater transparency and allows users to gain insight into greenhouse gas emissions associa...
Company: Microsoft Azure
Region: Pacific Northwest
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Power: 100.0 Megawatts
In 2006 Microsoft constructed the first phase (470,000 square feet) of the ‘Columbia Data Center’ in Quincy, Washington
Microsoft decided to build in Quincy because of the city's commitment to build fiber and extremely low cost electricity provided by Grant County PUD for as little as 1.9 or 2.5 cents per kilowatt-hour. In 2006 Microsoft built a 500,000-square-foot facility and several expansions followed with a total 800,000 square feet of floors pace in two buildings on a 270-acre campus.
In 2021 Brad Smith gives a video tour of Microsoft's Columbia (Quincy) campus. https://youtu.be/80aK2_iwMOs