US 9,812,925 B2
Closed loop data center and organic life ecosystem
Christian L. Belady, Mercer Island, WA (US); Brian Janous, Issiquah, WA (US); and Sean James, Olympia, WA (US)
Assigned to Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, WA (US)
Filed by Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA (US)
Filed on Jul. 18, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/335,874.
Prior Publication US 2016/0020669 A1, Jan. 21, 2016
Int. Cl. H01M 8/22 (2006.01); H01M 8/06 (2016.01); H02K 7/18 (2006.01); F03G 7/00 (2006.01); B64G 7/00 (2006.01)
CPC H02K 7/18 (2013.01) [B64G 7/00 (2013.01); F03G 7/00 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system comprising:
one or more electrical generators consuming fuel and oxygen and generating a first heat, electricity, carbon dioxide and water;
one or more processing units contained within one or more computing devices, the one or more processing units consuming the electricity generated by the one or more electrical generators and generating processing output and a second heat; and
botanicals consuming the water and the carbon dioxide generated by the one or more electrical generators and generating the oxygen consumed by at least some of the one or more electrical generators and waste organics, the botanicals being warmed by one or more of the first heat or the second heat;
wherein the fuel consumed by at least some of the one or more electrical generators is produced from one or more of the first heat or the second heat being applied to the waste organics.