Microsoft signs 110MW PPA with AES to power California data centers

Microsoft has signed a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with AES to procure renewable energy for its Californian facilities.

AES Corporation this week announced a 20-year agreement with Microsoft to provide renewable energy to its data centers in California.

In what AES called a “highly customized agreement,” Microsoft will partially match its load at their California-based data centers. AES will source the energy from a portfolio of 110MWAC solar and 55MW, 4-hour storage projects in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) region.

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Source: Data Center Dynamics

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