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Kohler
Hong Kong data center adopts state-of-the-art generators, boosting reliability and lowering costs
A total of 29 highly-customized diesel generators were designed, built, tested, and installed within six months.
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Cloud
Huawei showcases solar portfolio
"One of Huawei's strategic initiatives is to develop innovations that reduce energy consumption for a low-carbon world."
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Power / Energy
Data center operators should prepare for disruption as demand for energy outgrows supply - Aggreko
“Grid network reliability, power availability and last mile connectivity is known to be inconsistent in many regions," says Aggreko.
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Sustainability
ST Telemedia Global Data Centres plans for net carbon neutrality by 2030
The company admits it’s an ambitious goal, but it’s a necessary goal that recognises the efforts needed to address climate change.
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5G
Achieving energy efficiency in a 5G world
The next decade is critical to curbing energy use and carbon emissions. With 5G is in its infancy, deploying the technology in a way that protects the environment and promotes long-term sustainability will be crucial.
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Power / Energy
Google Cloud publishes carbon emissions data for every cloud region
The company is tracking its progress by using a figure called the Carbon Free Energy Percentage (CFE%).  
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Power / Energy
IDC: cloud computing could prevent 1b tonnes of CO2 emissions
The reduction is, in part, due to the theory that aggregated compute resources across enterprise and large data centres are more efficient.
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Power / Energy
CBRE & Virtual Power Systems boost power intelligence in data centers
"Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable."
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Power / Energy
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
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Sustainability
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
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Power / Energy
Hyperscalers & colocation fuel data center power market growth
The data center power market could be worth up to US$15 billion by 2026, driven by a boom in the creation of hyperscale data centers.
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Power / Energy
Data center power market set to reach US$15 billion by 2026
The Global Market Insights report finds that the widespread adoption of IoT and cloud computing technologies among enterprises is propelling the market growth.
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Digital Transformation
Enhancing operational efficiency to drive preventative maintenance
In part three of a three-part series, Nozomi Networks cybersecurity strategist Vincent Liu unveils how to capture the benefits of asset visibility to enhance operational efficiency and take measured steps towards preventive maintenance.
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Printers
Tech and equipment choice can make a drastic change to office energy consumption
The first of its kind in Australia, the research focuses on where businesses should and can focus efforts to reduce energy consumption and operational expenditure.
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Sustainability
Colt Data Centre Services appoints director of sustainability
Former BT energy and environmental director joins the Colt DCS team.
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Power / Energy
Nokia onboards HPE GreenLake for data centre sustainability
According to a company blog post, Nokia and HPE will work together to transform Nokia’s data centres into ‘carbon negative’ IT producers.
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Power / Energy
SpaceDC's JAK2 data center brings 1.45 MW of pure power to Indonesia
Indonesia’s population is approximately 276.6 million, and according to SpaceDC CEO Darren Hawkins, it is also home to Southeast Asia’s largest digital economy.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS and Vector continue development of New Energy Platform
The initial focus of the NEP is to collect and analyse data from more than 1.6 million IoT-connected Vector advanced meters that gather information on energy consumption and network performance across A/NZ.
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Power / Energy
Schneider Electric expands EcoStruxure IT capabilities
Schneider Electric has enhanced its EcoStruxure management platform with the addition of AI-supported UPS battery health assessment and a wealth of other features.
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Power / Energy
Hands-on review: Belkin Power Bank 10K + Stand
Belkin’s Play Series 10,000 mAh Power Bank with stand is designed to keep you gaming.
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Artificial Intelligence
Schneider brings AI to fight against energy consumption
The investment into adding AI-assisted advising to its energy and sustainability services aims to promote efficiency and a total reduction of clients’ emissions.
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Power / Energy
Q&A: MaxBill CEO talks data centre growth and its impact on energy billing
"Most data centres are using electricity that is coming from a local power grid, where energy from renewable sources is not yet a significant part of the energy mix. This has created an opportunity for renewable energy providers to directly address data centres as a specific customer segment."
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Power / Energy
Digital Realty scoops Green Lease Leaders award
Green Lease Leaders manage nearly three billion square feet of commercial and government space across North America, representing a huge potential for growth in green leases.  
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Data Centre Cooling
How variable frequency drives and motors create energy-efficient cooling for data centres
Investing in variable frequency drives (VFDs) and energy efficient motors in cooling systems can make a massive contribution to keeping energy consumption under control.