Microsoft makes its first Wind Power Purchase in Texas

GigaOm’s Katie Fehrenbacher reports on Microsoft’s Wind Power Purchase for data centers.

Microsoft to buy Texas wind energy to power its San Antonio data center




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Microsoft gets into the game of buying clean power directly from a power company for a data center in Texas.

Microsoft is buying clean energy to help power a data center for the first time. On Monday morning the tech giant announced that it has entered a deal to buy 110 MW of wind energy from a wind farm that will be located just outside of Forth Worth, Texas, and will be connected to the power grid that supplies power to Microsoft’s San Antonio datacenter.