- Published: 06 November 2013 06 November 2013
Microsoft has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for wind energy in Texas, USA.
Microsoft will start buying energy to power its large data centre in San Antonio from RES Americas' 110MW Keechi wind project, which is under development near Jacksboro, about 113 kilometres northwest of Fort Worth. RES will begin construction of Keechi in early 2014 and will begin delivering power in 2015. The wind farm will include 55 wind turbines manufactured byVestas Wind Systems.