Renewable Energy Target: Microsoft

Last Modified: Sat Mar 31 2018 10:01:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50%
    Percentage of electricity consumption of the company's data centers to be sourced with clean energy by 2018. This target has been met. As early as 2016, 44% of the electricity used by its data centers came from renewable sources.
  • 100 MW
    sourced from Enbridge's Keechi Wind Farm in Texas, USA
  • 175 MW
    sourced from EDF Renewable Energy's Pilot Hill Wind Project located in Illinois, USA.
  • 20 MW
    sourced from Dominion Energy's Remington Solar Power Facility to be developed as a public-private partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia and Microsoft. The agreement signed in Mar 2016, will power The estimated in-service date October 2017.
  • 178 MW
    sourced from Allianz Risk Transfer (ART)'s Bloom Wind Project in Kansas which will power Microsoft's data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The offtake agreement was signed on 14 Nov 2016.
  • 59 MW
    sourced from Black Hills Corp.'s Happy Jack/Silver Sage Wind Project in Wyoming which will power Microsoft's data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The offtake agreement was signed on 14 Nov 2016.
  • 60%
    Percentage of electricity consumption of the company's data centers to be sourced with clean energy by 2020.
  • 37 MW
    sourced from GE's Tullahennel Wind Farm in County Kerry, Ireland. The agreement, signed on 09 Oct 2017, will help support the growing demand for Microsoft Cloud services from Ireland.
  • 180 MW
    sourced from Vattenfall's Wieringermeer Wind Project located adjacent to Microsoft's data center in the Netherlands. The project is expected to start construction in 2018 and completed the following year. An agreement for 100% offtake from the project was signed on 02 Nov 2017.
  • 60 MWp
    sourced from a interconnected system of hundreds of rooftop solar installations that will be developed by Singapore based Sunseap Group. The system will power Microsoft data center in Singapore. An offtake agreement was reached on 01 Mar 2018.
  • 3 MW
    to be sourced from Atria Energy's solar plant in the state of Karnataka, India. This will meet 80% of the projected electricity needs at Microsoft's new facility in Bengaluru.
  • 315 MW
    sourced from sPower's 2 new solar projects - Pleinmont I and II - in the commonwealth of Virginia.