We have written before about our partnership and collaboration with Alstom Power as they are a key partner in clip_image001our smart energy ecosystem strategy. See Alstom Helps Address Electricity Shortages in South Africa. Several weeks ago in Paris we joined with Alstom Power to share the news that Microsoft technologies are being applied to Alstom’s energy management and control systems for distributed power generation. You can read more about this announcement at our Environmental Sustainability team’s Blog by going here. – Jon C. Arnold