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Microsoft Enters 20-Year Deal For Texas Wind Power

Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2013

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Obama Blocks Chinese Purchase Of US Wind Farms

Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare planes on training missions.

09/28/2012