Compass Datacenters will use low-carbon concrete from CarbonCure for its data center campuses, reflecting the need for sustainability to permeate all aspects of data center development.
Digital Realty will work with The Science-Based Targets Initiative to ensure that its sustainability program adapts to the full scope and urgency of the global climate challenge. The company operates 267 data centers around the globe.
The data center industry is accelerating its embrace of sustainability, as enterprise customers push for more renewable energy. The top 4 hyperscale operators procured 3.76 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2019.
Google is shifting large computing jobs to times where they can be powered with renewable energy, creating a “carbon intelligent” platform that enables data centers to use more solar and wind energy to power servers.
Aligned has matched the entire IT load of its data centers with renewable energy, as part of a holistic sustainability program spanning all parts of its operations.
Iron Mountain is building a 7.2 megawatt solar energy array on the roof of its massive data center building in Edison, N.J., which will be the largest rooftop solar deployment in the US data center industry.
Announcements this week by Google, Amazon and Dominion Energy highlight the data center industry’s leadership in building a future in which cloud computing is powered by renewable energy.
DCF’s Voices of the Industry columns provide expert insights from industry leaders. Here’s a look at the Top 10 Voices columns of 2018 focused on trends like renewable energy, IT security, and data center construction.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Aaron Binkley, senior director of sustainability at Digital Realty, explores how data center providers are capturing sustainability gains by switching to clean energy and renewable power.
The data center and colocation industry is a small segment of the IT sector, but represents a large portion of the power consumption. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Kevin Hagen, of Iron Mountain, outlines the evolution of renewable energy use in the data center and colocation industry.