1. Articles in category: Wind

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    1. 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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    2. Microsoft Makes First Big Renewable Energy Purchase

      Microsoft Makes First Big Renewable Energy Purchase

      The company is modeling how a carbon tax would work were it ever to be adopted by the US. Microsoft ... Located about 70 miles north of Ft. Worth, the wind farm will send energy to the same electric grid that powers Microsoft's data center in San Antonio.

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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 Begins Bulk Purchases of Wind Energy

      Microsoft Begins Bulk Purchases of Wind Energy

      Microsoft has begun purchasing renewable energy to support its data center infrastructure, signing a 20-year power purchase agreement for wind energy in Texas that will be funding in part by proceed from Microsoft’s carbon fee.

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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 increases its Renewable Energy 73% which means? more data center capacity?

      Google increases its Renewable Energy 73% which means? more data center capacity?

      Google has a blog post on its adding more wind power.  Adding 240MW on top 330MW = 570MW of wind power.  Which means???  possibly Google is adding 73% data center capacity over the next year or so.  Why else would Google who is carbon neutral add another 240MW?  The new wind farm capacity comes on line by end of 2014.

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    7. After Powering Up On-Site Solar, Will Leases Boost Fuel Cell and Wind Investments?

      After Powering Up On-Site Solar, Will Leases Boost Fuel Cell and Wind Investments?

      By making it far simpler to finance and pay for solar installations through leases, the industry has succeeded in making the technology far more interesting to homeowners and businesses that want to make on-site clean energy investments -- but don't have money in the bank to make it happen.

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    8. IBM Provides Modelling Technology For Renewable Energy System

      IBM Provides Modelling Technology For Renewable Energy System

      IBM announced an advanced power and weather modelling technology that will help utilities increase the reliability of renewable energy resources. The system combines weather prediction and analytics to forecast the availability of wind power and solar energy. This will enable utilities to integrate more renewable energy into the power grid, helping to reduce carbon emissions while improving clean energy output.

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    9. Building Efficient Data Centers

      Development projects from large companies like Google or Facebook are great learning opportunities, but as impressive as their innovation may be, they aren’t always practical lessons for small- and medium-sized operators. When it comes to energy efficiency, we don’t all have the luxury of building our data centers on the edge of the Arctic Circle or in areas with plenty of geothermal or hydroelectric power, but that doesn’t mean building a super-energy-efficient facility is only wishful thinking—low PUEs are juicy fruit for those who are willing to make the effort. 

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    10. FM Issue: NextGen Electrical

      FM Issue: NextGen Electrical

      With rapidly growing energy demand and expanding requirements in modern electrical distribution systems, there is an increasing call for approaches in coordination, configurability, monitoring, and maintenance that will help facility managers (fms) better control and maintain their electrical distribution systems properly. 

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    11. Does Amazon Have A Renewable Energy Problem?

      Does Amazon Have A Renewable Energy Problem?

      The company’s massive data centers require a huge amount of power, most of which comes from coal. And that’s not changing. Facebook, Apple, Google, Rackspace, and most of the other major players in the cloud computing world have made a show in recent years of moving their data centers to renewable energy. 

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