Microsoft agrees to buy output of RES Americas wind project in Texas

Microsoft made a 20-year deal to purchase the entire output of a wind farm that Renewable Energy Systems Americas is developing in Texas. Construction of the $200 million Keechi wind project is slated to begin next month, with operational status due by June 2015. "We're definitely looking at this as a first of a kind, but it fits into our overall desire to have more control over our energy supply," said Brian Janous, director of energy strategy at Microsoft.

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