Facebook will use heat energy from servers in its data center in Denmark to warm up to 6,900 nearby homes through a district heating system.
Despite the Trump administration’s decision, the data center industry is continuing to lead the shift to renewable energy to power the Internet economy.
Adam Kramer, Switch’s Executive Vice President of Strategy, explores what it really means for a data center to be green. He also makes a call to data center providers and large enterprise users to make sure they are striving to powering their data center on 100% renewable power.
From underwater data centers to DIY infrastructure, Aaron Binkley, Digital Realty’s Director of Sustainability, highlights several innovations in renewable energy that are showing up in green data centers.
As demand for the modern data center increases and as the digital revolution continues, learn how the leading data center operators are finding that clean power is becoming price-competitive with utility-sourced power in many markets.
As of January 1, the Switch SUPERNAP data centers and their more than 1,000 colocation and cloud computing customers are fully powered by renewable energy from NV Energy,
The use of Bloom Energy Server fuel cells powered by biogas at an Equinix Silicon Valley data center is a symbol of a much larger vision for an Internet powered by sustainable energy. For Equinix, 2015 has been a year of huge strides on the sustainability front.
Bloom Energy Server fuel cells are being seen in more data centers as the industry focuses on carbon output. In making the case for fuel cells, Bloom is advancing a fundamental rethinking of data center power systems.
When it comes to data centers and environmentalism, there are many shades of green. Compass Datacenters CEO Chris Crosby offers his take on the bottom line for data center sustainability.