EDF buys US wind farm with Microsoft power contract

The renewable arm of EDF Energy in the US has bought a 96% stake in a wind farm in Illinois. EDF Renewable Energy will sell power from the 175MW Pilot Hill Wind Project – which is currently under construction – to Microsoft Corporation for 20 years. It is located around 60 miles southwest of Chicago […]

Google invests $200m in west Texas wind farm

Google is upping its green credentials as it announced an investment of around $200 million (£124.5m) in a wind farm in the US. The search engine giant will make the investment in the Spinning Spur wind project located in Oldham County in west Texas built by EDF Renewable Energy. The 161MW facility generates enough energy […]