10.5 gigawatts.

Microsoft and Brookfield Asset Management are partnering to build 10.5 gigawatts of renewables and Microsoft will back about $10 billion in financing as part of the deal, Financial Times reports.

The ginormous deal is a sign of how tech giants like Microsoft both demand huge quantities of new energy to drive AI data centers and at the same time are looking to meet clean power commitments.

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Cat Clifford

Senior Science and Economics Correspondent