15 Jun '12, 2pm

Microsoft, Sprint Call for Extension to Wind Power Tax Credit

In the letter, Sprint and Microsoft say that the PTC has enabled the wind industry to slash wind energy costs by 90 percent since 1980. The companies call it a big reason why companies like them are buying increasing amounts of wind energy. According to the EPA, Microsoft is the third largest purchaser of green power in the US, buying more than 1.1 billion kWh annually – equivalent to 46 percent of its electricity use. Microsoft also announced last month that beginning in fiscal year 2013, the company plans to achieve carbon neutrality across all of its direct operations.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012/06/15/microsoft-s...

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