SPIE Discusses the Race to Be 100% Green with Data Economy Magazine

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Posted by SPIE UK

The data centre sector is in the middle of a rapid change towards sustainability as providers and operators seek to achieve 100% renewable resources for the growing data centre sector.

Not surprisingly, it's not just the data centre providers that are chasing the green dream. From Google and Microsoft to Facebook and Apple, this year has seen an enormous increase in the number of solar power panels and wind turbine farms, along with liquid cooling and even data centres being used to heat domestic households.

This year saw the largest-ever renewable energy purchase in corporate history when Google purchased an 11,600 MW package of agreements that includes 18 new energy deals which brings Google's renewable energy fleet to an impressive 52 projects in total.

Read the complete article in Data Economy magazine here.

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