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Microsoft Strikes Cloud-Powered Smart Grid, Energy Policy Alliances

Microsoft's Strikes Cloud-Powered #SmartGrid,
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  • Also on Oct. 6, Microsoft announced it has teamed with Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a trade association that advocates renewable energy, to create a predictive policy tool that lends transparency to regulatory proceedings involving energy issues.
  • Microsoft and its partners are betting that the cloud can help modernize electrical grids and hasten the spread of renewable energy.
  • We believe technology can play an important role in accelerating access to renewable energy,” said Rob Bernard, chief environmental strategist at Microsoft, in a separate statement. “
  • Now the Redmond, Wash., software giant believes it can use its cloud to help make renewable energy not only an integral part of a community’s energy mix, but perhaps the preferred one.
  • Microsoft is already a big proponent of supplying its own cloud data centers with clean power .

Microsoft and its partners are betting that the cloud can help modernize electrical grids and hasten the spread of renewable energy.

@ipfconline1: Microsoft’s Strikes Cloud-Powered #SmartGrid,
[via @evankirstel] #IoT #SmartCity #Cloud

Microsoft and its partners are betting that the cloud can help modernize electrical grids and hasten the spread of renewable energy.

Microsoft Strikes Cloud-Powered Smart Grid, Energy Policy Alliances