On Earth Day 2019, data center providers have new tools to make renewable power accessible to customers in multi-tenant data centers. Iron Mountain’s Green Power Program is the first offering based on new carbon accounting guidelines from the Future of Internet Power collaboration.
Data centers are becoming important players in the U.S. electricity market, and will likely adopt more financial trading strategies to manage their cost of energy, commodity analysts during a session at Data Center World.
Greenpeace says Virginia utility Dominion Energy has not kept pace with the data center industry’s appetite for renewable energy. The environmental group singled out Amazon Web Service for its rate of adoption of green power.
Google is purchasing 413 megawatts of solar power from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), spanning 1.6 million solar panels, to power its new data centers in Tennessee and Alabama.
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.
Cloud growth is providing opportunities for the largest data center developers to gain discounts on power pricing from utilities. A look at how Digital Realty is leveraging its scale in the power market.
In today’s fast-growing data center industry, going green isn’t only good for the environment, it’s also good for business. Bill Kleyman looks at the rise of renewables and their impact on the services you use every day.
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.
In 2017, Google worked to prepare for rapid growth in data storage & traffic, offering cloud customers a faster network, while amassing land for more data centers to support the gargantuan data storage requirements that lie ahead.