It would be an understatement to say that a lot happened in 2014. There was pervasive civic and social unrest across the US, bringing issues like racism and justice to the forefront yet again, as well
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In a move that underlines the growing appeal of corporate investment in renewable energy, Microsoft announced Monday that it will power one of its data centers with electricity from a Texas wind farm.