How could AI save puffins?

Energy company SSE has partnered with Microsoft to monitor puffin numbers around the Scottish coastline

Webinar: Carbon Reporting and Energy Project Development using Microsoft Office 365

In case you missed this live webinar, you can catch up here.

‘World’s most powerful’ climate supercomputer to be built in the UK

The £1.2bn project follows a partnership of Met Office with Microsoft

Chevron and Microsoft to build bioenergy and CCS plant in California

The plant is forecast to remove around 300,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide every year once completed

Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre powered by tidal and wave energy

This is the final stage of research to investigate if it is logistically, environmentally and economically practical to operate data centre units left on the seafloor for years

Microsoft uses hydrogen to power data centre servers for 48 consecutive hours

The trial, which saw a 250kW fuel cell system power a section of a data centre in Utah, is part of the company’s efforts to move towards becoming carbon negative by 2030

Microsoft and Baker Hughes join the Hydrogen Council

They are among 11 new companies joining the CEO-led coalition, which has reached 92 members in three years

Microsoft and Sol Systems ink 500MW solar PPA

The initiative will help Microsoft meet its goal of moving towards 100% renewable energy by 2025

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