The data center industry brings $1.2 billion in tax revenue into the Virginia economy annually thanks to tax incentives and Virginia’s business-friendly environment, both of which attract data center investment in the Northern Virginia market.
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Dominion Energy has begun telling data center companies that power for some new facilities in Ashburn, Virginia will be delayed, perhaps for years. That could slow or halt to development in Ashburn, the most active market for cloud computing infrastructure.
Powerhouse Data Centers is the new brand for the digital infrastructure business of American Real Estate Partners (AREP), which has brought on two senior executives to guide the company’s new data center projects in Northern Virginia.
As cloud computing grows faster than local utility grids, strategic data center markets are facing power constraints that pose a major challenge to the long-term growth of the Internet. Here’s a closer look at how the Dublin market is managing the challenges of growth.
Opus Interactive outlines popular tools that can help you make informed decisions about how to best allocate AWS resources and reduce costs.
Microsoft data centers will soon begin sharing energy from their UPS battery storage systems with Ireland’s power grid, part of a growing movement for data centers to collaborate more closely with the utility industry.
Brian Korn of Advanced Energy, explores the shift from simple servers to achieving interoperability in an open standard power architecture.
Rich Miller, Carsten Baumann, and Kevin Normandeau provide a better understanding of sustainable data center power options.
Microgrids can provide data centers with new options on how to provision and manage power, offering more ways to add renewables and improve uptime. Our 6 DCF Roundtable experts explore the future of data center microgrids.
Microsoft will integrate a microgrid at a new data center in San Jose, Calif., which will use renewable natural gas (RNG) instead of diesel fuel to power its emergency backup generators. The project with Enchanted Rock advances Microsoft’s goal of moving off of diesel fuel.