New Microsoft contract could expand corporate renewable energy deals to smaller buyers

Utility Dive: Microsoft has remained a step behind other technology giants in contracting for renewables, but may be gaining ground. The company recently developed a deal-making strategy that makes contracts more user-friendly and Microsoft more active in the renewable energy market. Other corporate renewables buyers may soon follow.

Corporations like Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook use power purchase agreements to buy wind and solar generation, which provide fixed prices for renewables.

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