US data company Iron Mountain Incorporated announced this week that it has signed another renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement, this time for 145 megawatts (MW) from the Pretty Prairie Wind Farm in Kansas, which is expected to boost the company’s renewable electricity usage in 2018 to 75% of its global operations. Iron Mountain is one of the world’s leading storage and information management services and has set itself a target of sourcing 100% of its electricity usage from renewable energy sources by 2050. The company, which was founded in 1951, boasts a real estate network of over 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in over 50 countries, and is “trusted by more than 225,000 organisations around the world” to store “critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.” Unsurprisingly, therefore, Iron Mountain has some serious electricity needs, and combined with the company’s renewable energy target, it is continuously signing new Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) to increase its share of renewable electricity. On Wednesday, Iron Mountain revealed that it has signed another PPA, this time with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources for 145 MW of wind-generated electricity from the Pretty Prairie Wind Farm, […]

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