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    1. Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. One technology giant on the forefront of renewable energy implementation has come out on why it rolled back its research and development while another, which has been largely inactive on the sustainability front, has just announced a new goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energy use.

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    2. Google Eemshaven Data Centre Powered By Dutch Windmills

      Google Eemshaven Data Centre Powered By Dutch Windmills

      Google has selected a next generation Dutch windmill (or wind turbine) farm to provide the power for a data centre currently under construction in north Holland. Google signed the deal to power its Eemshaven data centre with 100 percent renewable energy after reaching an agreement with the Dutch power company Eneco. 

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    3. Facebook's new green data center in Altoona is now online

      Facebook's new green data center in Altoona is now online

      Facebook has opened a new data center in Altoona, Iowa, which acts as a one of the four primary data centers that Facebook used to manage every needs of the world’s largest social network. The new green data center will manage the Facebook site’s stories, posting and sendings of the users in an excellent manner.

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      Mentions: Cisco Facebook
    4. UK Data Centre Cuts Emissions After Green Investment Bank Funding

      UK Data Centre Cuts Emissions After Green Investment Bank Funding

      The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has been congratulated by the Prime Minister David Cameron on its second anniversary, as it passes the milestone of mobilising more than £5bn for new green energy infrastructure projects. And the GIB also announced its 37th funding transaction, with a £5.2m deal to help global bank Citi reduce the energy use at its data centre in Lewisham, London.

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    5. Google To Build Giant Dutch Data Center

      Google To Build Giant Dutch Data Center

      Google is to spend 600m euros (£471m) over the next four years to build an enormous data centre in the Netherlands for its European business. The search engine already uses a 20-megawatt data centre near Eemshaven, 133 miles northwest of Amsterdam, which is the landfall point for a high-speed transatlantic fibre-optic cable linking the US and Europe.

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      Mentions: Apple Europe Google
    6. Windy Politics Won’t Keep Tech Out Of Wind Power

      Windy Politics Won’t Keep Tech Out Of Wind Power

      Why is it that tech firms are scrambling to buy up wind power, while my government in Britain is trying to get out of it? We’ve recently seen Microsoft buy 175MW of wind power in Illinois, after a previous big deal in Texas. Google meanwhile, has wind power deals in Texas and Sweden, as well as Oklahoma. Why would they do this, if wind power is such a huge money sink?

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    7. Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

      Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

      The skies are threatening to pour on the Apple solar farm, but as the woman in charge of the company’s environmental initiatives points out: The panels are still putting out some power. Apple is still greening its act. The company, which once drew fire from campaigners for working conditions in China and heavy reliance on fossil fuels, is now leading other technology companies in controlling its own power supply and expanding its use of renewable energy.

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    8. Will Microsoft’s Wind Of Change Hit Amazon?

      Will Microsoft’s Wind Of Change Hit Amazon?

      Last week, Microsoft bought a wind farm – and the wind of change might just blow in Amazon’s direction next. Microsoft has signed for the entire output of the 175MW Pilot Hill project in Illinois for the next 20 years. Under the deal Microsoft signs a contract, and its energy partner, EDF will buy Pilot Hill. It follows another wind power deal in Texas.

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    9. Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Batteries Will Eliminate Power

      Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Batteries Will Eliminate Power

      General Electric has a bright idea for keeping the lights on even when the electrical grid short-circuits. The 122-year-old company wants to bring clean, reliable, affordable energy to the masses with hyper-efficient fuel cells , and in a rare move, is launching a startup to do it.

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    10. Microsoft buys entire output of Illinois wind farm

      Microsoft buys entire output of Illinois wind farm

      Microsoft took another step toward its goal of becoming carbon neutral, announcing its second enormous purchase of wind energy. The company signed a 20-year power purchase agreement to buy 175 megawatts (MW) of wind energy — the entire output — of Pilot Hill Wind Project in Illinois. The wind farm is 60 miles from Chicago and will supply Microsoft's data center there through the grid.

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    11. Microsoft steps closer to a greener footprint

      Microsoft steps closer to a greener footprint

      Software giant Microsoft is taking a step closer to becoming greener with its latest purchase of the 175 MW Pilot Hill Wind Project wind farm in Illinois. Robert Bernard announced the 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Renewable Energy on Microsoft’s Green Blog and said it will be funded in part by its proceeds from Microsoft’s carbon fee – which it announced in 2012.

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    12. Apple Data Center Energy Use Grows but Remains 100 Percent Renewable

      Apple Data Center Energy Use Grows but Remains 100 Percent Renewable

      Earlier this month, few days after news came out that Apple was going to build its third massive solar farm in North Carolina, the company released its latest environmental responsibility report, which covers its fiscal year 2013 (October 2012 through September 2013).

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    13. Microsoft Buys Entire Output of Illinois Wind Farm

      Microsoft Buys Entire Output of Illinois Wind Farm

      Microsoft took another step toward its goal of becoming carbon neutral, announcing its second enormous purchase of wind energy. The company signed a 20-year power purchase agreement to buy 175 megawatts (MW) of wind energy - the entire output - of Pilot Hill Wind Project in Illinois. The wind farm is 60 miles from Chicago and will supply Microsoft's data center there through the grid.

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    14. Microsoft Signs 175MW Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft Signs 175MW Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft has signed its biggest renewable energy agreement, committing to buy the output of a 175MW wind farm in Illinois. The 20 year deal commits Microsoft to buying the output of the Pilot Hill wind project, and will be partly funded using the company’s internal green tax – a “carbon fee” which the company’s finance department is administering, designed to make Microsoft carbon neutral.

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