Minecraft teaches renewable energy to housebound students

The gaming programmes will encourage students learning from home during coronavirus-related school closures to manage a sustainable city

Microsoft commits to become ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

The tech giant aims to reduce, rather than just offset the carbon it emits and by 2050, it wants to remove ‘all the carbon’ it has emitted since it was founded in 1975

Vattenfall and Microsoft pilot ‘world’s first’ hourly renewable power matching

The new 24/7 solution connects power generation such as wind and hydropower from Vattenfall with data from smart meters that measure real time consumption

Microsoft inks renewable PPA with French utility ENGIE

They have signed an agreement for 230MW of electricity in Texas, bringing Microsoft’s renewable energy portfolio to more than 1,900MW

Video games industry levels up in fight against climate change

Commitments have been made by a total of 21 companies in the gaming sector as part of the Playing for the Planet Alliance

Microsoft and Vattenfall team up for green data centres

They are working together to ensure the technology firm’s data centres are powered with 100% renewable energy

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Microsoft inks PPA for Dutch offshore wind energy

It is the company’s 14th renewable PPA and brings its total clean energy portfolio to more than 1.5GW

Microsoft to nearly double its internal carbon price

The technology giant will charge its internal divisions a rate of $15 per metric tonne on all carbon emissions

Microsoft inks deal for hydropower in Washington

It has signed a five-year agreement with the Chelan County Public Utility District

Microsoft buys wind energy in new PPA deal

The agreement brings the company’s global renewable energy portfolio to 1.4GW