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New data centre built in an ex-mine pushing to be Europe's greenest
Set in a former underground mine, the 120,000m² Lefdal Mine Datacenter has a number of incredible power and cooling technologies.
Starting with its data centers, Fujitsu plans to be 100% renewable by 2050
The company has made the bold announcement to be powered by 100 percent renewable sources at all of its operations around the world.
Facebook commits to 100% solar power for data center campus
"We are committed to supporting 100% renewable energy, and we are thrilled to have found a solution for our first data center."
Infomart Data Centers reveal huge sustainability gains
Infomart has blazed a green trail in its environmental responsibility by recycling more than 1.9 million pounds of data center infrastructure.
New $300m fund launched by Apple for a cleaner China
Apple has launched a jointly funded initiative to promote renewable energy in China in an attempt to reduce the effects of electronics manufacturing.
Scandinavia dominating wind market for big data centre operators
Renewable energy is a hot topic among data centre circles, and Scandinavia has seized the opportunity to make the most of it.
Opinion: Data centers must work closer with energy companies
AN IDG analyst says data center energy requirements are increasing faster than efficiency gains and energy grids can no longer keep up.
The hard question from Lenovo: Is your data centre sustainable?
Lenovo Data Centre Group's Rob Makin shares how organisations that embrace a green data centre strategy will be the winners long term.
Microsoft launches ground-breaking undersea data centre in Scotland
Microsoft has successfully deployed a revolutionary data centre with tech based on a submarine that is now processing workloads on the seafloor.
Data center sustainability: The hunt for renewables is on at an enterprise level
Ten years ago, you wouldn’t be able to source a utility-scale solar project that was cost-neutral to the price of utility power. Today it’s possible.
Denmark wins out as host of 2018 Datacloud Nordic event
The event has previously been held in Sweden and Norway so it seems fitting that Denmark would get its turn to host its Nordic neighbours.
Despite data centre surge, Dutch minister says no shortage of power
The minister of economic affairs has rubbished a Dutch Datacentre Association report that warns the country has an imminent power shortage.
Interoute shares measures taken to win energy efficiency award
After winning the SIG GIGA Trophy, Interoute has laid bare some of its innovations in energy efficiency at its Geneva data centre.
Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Tilt Renewables’ FY18 loss compares to a $16.4 million profit the year before.
Earth Day: Tech bigwigs share how they’re taking care of the planet
Execs from Commvault, Six Degrees, Puppet, Cradlepoint, and Skillsoft open their doors to reveals what they're doing to minimise environmental damage.
Apple now powered by 100% renewable energy - will suppliers follow suit?
The company also announced that nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production with 100% clean energy.
Swedish data centre uses waste heat to warm thousands of homes
Digiplex has signed an agreement with a heating and cooling supplier to use the waste heat from its Stockholm data centre to heat thousands of homes.
Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
"What the industry has to do now is go and inspire the next generation with the big problems, and tell them to clean it up."
Renewable’s rise: Report reveals countries with most wind power
2017 saw installed wind energy capacity surging around the world with huge investment - nations experienced up to 50 percent growth.
HIVE makes acquisition to harness prime data centre real estate
HIVE is set to snap up Kolos Norway with the intention to build a major new data centre in Norway run on 100 percent renewable energy.
Data center giants team up to tackle Australia's steep energy prices
“Given the sharp incline of energy prices, organisations need to clear [market] barriers and act quickly.”
Google’s new investment in Dutch data centre brings total to €1.5b
Google is investing a further €500m into its Dutch data centre that ran on 100% renewable energy from day 1 to further expand the facility.
Microsoft pushes India towards climate change goals with new solar energy deal
“Investing in local solar energy to help power our new Bangalore office building is good for Microsoft, good for India and good for the environment."
Traditional data centres won’t cut it for future energy consumption
Policy Connect's report has revealed there are grim concerns that the demand for data and digital service will exceed energy efficiency gains.