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    1. Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

      Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

      Greenpeace has often been critical of big data-center operators like Facebook for their impact on the environment, but on Wednesday it said some online firms are improving their practices and may even be the vanguard for renewable energy use. Facebook, Google, Apple and some other tech firms have been investing heavily in renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro and solar. 

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    2. Microsoft Goes Green(er) With Texas Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft Goes Green(er) With Texas Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft has agreed to purchase 100 percent of the power generated by the Keechi Wind Farm Project in Texas for 20 years. Headed by energy developer RES Americas, construction on the project is set to begin in December about 70 miles northwest of Fort Worth. - See more at: http://www.eweek.com/enterprise-apps/microsoft-goes-greener-with-texas-wind-power-deal.html/#sthash.bqTH0q9e.dpuf

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    3. Google announces 450 mil euro expansion of Hamina Data Center with 100% renewable power

      Remember when data center expansion was a dark secret?  Years ago Google’s Dalles data center had a sign from locals with “Voldemort.”  Thanks to the positive impact of data centers for local economies and data centers that use 100% renewable energy the company PR effect is worth sharing for company’s who have great brands.  Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft are some.  Amazon.com is the one noticably absent from this list.

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

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

      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.

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    5. EBay to Ellison Embrace Microgrids in Threat to Utilities

      Oracle Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison plans to build one to power the Hawaiian island he bought last year. EBay Inc. (EBAY) has one to run a data center. The University of California at San Diego and the federal government have invested tens of millions of dollars in the technology.

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    6. Google makes its 13th clean energy investment in 3 years

      Google makes its 13th clean energy investment in 3 years

      On Thursday Google announced its 13th investment in a clean energy project over a three year period — the clean energy from all of these projects, like solar and wind farms, is enough to power 500,000 (U.S.) homes and Google has put in over $1 billion into these ventures. This time, the project is a large solar panel farm that’s being built in the Imperial County in California, and Google is investing $103 million into it.

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