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​Microsoft just bought all the electricity from this wind farm for 15 years to power cloud computing

October 9, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has struck a deal with GE to buy all of the output from its new 37-megawatt wind farm in Ireland for the next 15 years.

Microsoft says GE’s wind farm, which is located in the south west of Ireland in County Kerry, will support growing demand for its cloud computing services in the country.

The two companies will also investigate energy storage by analyzing data from batteries integrated in each of the turbines.

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