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How the power crisis will foster UPS opportunities
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Understanding the key variables and specific goals for individual data centre operators or customer requirements will provide a clear decision-making process to guard against business collapse.
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Quinbrook expands Rowan green data centre platform
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Rowan is now positioned for rapid expansion in providing turnkey renewables-powered site solutions for data centre operators across the US.
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Quinbrook launches $2.5 billion ‘Supernode’ 800MW data storage project
Mon, 11th Jul 2022
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Quinbrook says the new Supernode will be one of the largest permit-approved data storage campus projects in the Southern Hemisphere.
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G8, ODIN enter agreement to develop renewable charging tower
Thu, 19th May 2022
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G8 has entered into a memorandum of understanding with ODIN to develop a charging tower powered entirely by renewable wind energy.
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Data centres are beginning to support the electric grid and help boost global renewable energy
Tue, 8th Feb 2022
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Research shows data centre operators will deploy UPS to interact with the electric grid and support important energy-management initiatives within the next four years.
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Infinidium reveals world-first power generator data cooling system
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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The first of its kind technology named "The Vortex Vacuum Chamber" is believed by independent verifiers to be the most efficient data centre cooling system ever designed.
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Epson moves closer to 100% renewable electricity target
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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Epson has become the first company in the Japanese manufacturing industry to convert to 100% renewable electricity for all its domestic sites.
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Salesforce announces its operations are powered entirely by renewable energy
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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The company also announced it has expanded its net zero approach to its entire value chain — focusing on six sustainability priorities.
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Contact & Simply Energy to provide renewable power generation for Clyde data centre
Wed, 1st Sep 2021
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Simply Energy will provide 10 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy for the NZ data centre through ‘demand flexibility’ technology.
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Equinix opens doors to its fifth IBX data center in Singapore
Thu, 26th Aug 2021
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The first phase of SG5 spans more than 3,970 square meters with a capacity of 1,300 cabinets - but it will soon be much larger.
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Equinix AU to lead renewable energy purchasing group with H&M, Goldman Sachs, HSBC & Nike
Wed, 18th Aug 2021
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The ACCC has given Equinix the go-ahead to lead a joint renewable energy purchasing group for solar and wind electricity generation.
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Data center operators should prepare for disruption as demand for energy outgrows supply - Aggreko
Mon, 17th May 2021
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“Grid network reliability, power availability and last mile connectivity is known to be inconsistent in many regions," says Aggreko.
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Epson group sites to use 100% renewable electricity by 2023
Fri, 2nd Apr 2021
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"Going forward, we will steadily advance measures to use 100% renewable electricity."
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Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
Thu, 18th Feb 2021
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By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
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Fujitsu commits to indigenous businesses and sustainability with latest development
Fri, 11th Dec 2020
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Fujitsu has installed a 99.6kW solar panel system on the roof of its data centre in Eight Mile Plains, Queensland, following the company's commitment to indigenous businesses and sustainable practices.
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Schneider Electric commits to net-zero emissions as part of new Govt initiative
Mon, 27th Jul 2020
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The company will work with fellow participating companies to leverage industry expertise to reduce emissions across supply chains, with a goal to becoming carbon neutral by 2050.
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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
Mon, 25th May 2020
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The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
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Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
Thu, 23rd Apr 2020
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The company says it has deployed a system for its largest data centres to shift the timing of many compute tasks to when low-carbon power sources, like wind and solar, are most plentiful. 
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AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
Wed, 4th Dec 2019
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The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
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GIGA Data Centers brings energy efficiency to Mooresville, NC
Wed, 26th Jun 2019
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At the launch last week, officials received a tour of the CLT-1 facility, which is a 165,800 square-foot data center with 120,000 square feet dedicated to the main data hall.
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Akamai’s Texas data centers soon to be powered by wind
Tue, 7th May 2019
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Akamai Technologies has announced it is increasing its commitment to the ‘green’ data center.
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CyrusOne signs up three new senior execs for Europe
Wed, 17th Apr 2019
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CyrusOne has appointed three new senior hires in its growing Europe-based team, including a new area vice president, engineering solutions director, and business development manager.
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Opinion: 4 reasons cloud and colocation providers are going renewable
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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Schneider Electric's John Powers shares the massive impact renewable energy is having on the data center industry.
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Hyve’s new innovation trims power bills and employee fat
Mon, 1st Apr 2019
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It’s in dark times like these with Brexit looming above that it’s great to see some reassurance with classic British innovation.
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