Microsoft Corp. and Invenergy have signed off on a partnership to develop a 74MW PV project in North Carolina. Once completed, the installation will provide clean energy to Microsoft, along with economic investment and jobs for Beaufort County within the state.
Microsoft has made its first solar energy deal in India, by agreeing to purchase power generated from 3MW of solar capacity operated by Atria Power for the US tech giant’s new office building in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Microsoft has made its first clean energy deal in Asia by contracting Singapore-based clean energy firm Sunseap to set up the largest rooftop solar portfolio in Singapore to power the technology firm’s data centres.
Solar pioneer Neville Williams has witnessed first hand the astonishing rise of PV over more than 30 years working with the technology. As the world gears up for the Paris climate talks in December, he tells Ben Willis why solar's time as a maintream energy source has now come.