Microsoft Plans Biogas-Fueled Data Center
Nov 19, 2012
Starting in March 2013, Microsoft plans to test its "Data Plant" concept with a small modular demonstration installation in Cheyenne, Wyoming, that will get its power from biogas created at a local wastewater treatment plant.
The $5.5 million project – backed by an investment from Microsoft and money from other funding sources including a city grant – will use the gas created with an anaerobic digester at the Dry Creek Water Reclamation Facility to power a 300-kilowatt fuel cell from FuelCell Energy.
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