Renewable energy stories - Page 2
Etix Everywhere Borealis data centre goes 100% green
The company has been busy in the past months having signed several contracts with the major Icelandic power providers.
NEXTDC’s M1 data centre gains Australia-first certification
NEXTDC’s Melbourne facility has set a benchmark in energy efficiency not previously achieved in the industry.
Google makes its first ever renewable energy investment in Asia
This week Google announced that it is making a huge investment in renewable energy in Asia with a huge solar farm in Taiwan.
Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
Google says ‘circular economy’ needed for data centres
Google's Sustainability Officer believes major changes are critical in data centres to emulate the cyclical life of nature.
DigiPlex’s data centre heat reuse system wins award
Its solution to reuse heat to warm thousands of local homes took out the accolade at the recent 2018 Energy Awards.
Study claims Denmark has been misled by hyperscale data centres
Despite repeated assurances from Danish ministers, almost none of the new hyperscale data centres are reusing their waste heat.
Digital Realty claims sustainability award at REITworld 2018
The company took home the National Association of Real Estate Investments Trust (Nareit) data centre ‘Leader in the Light’ award for the second consecutive year.
Fujitsu providing servers for data centre inside a wind turbine
"There is plenty of space inside many wind turbine towers for IT and infrastructure equipment, enabling the low-emissions distributed data centres of the future."
EcoDataCenter acquired, aims to consolidate Nordic market
The company hopes to create a distinct environmental profile for major international players and use its new financial muscle to acquire existing data centres.
Heat waste of Microsoft’s submarine data centre not acceptable
An expert has shared his findings into Microsoft's underwater data centre project, saying the waste heat is unacceptable for climate change.
Nadella confident future data centres will be underwater
In June this year Microsoft stretched the boundaries of data centres by dumping one in the sea and Nadella says there will be many more.
VMware achieves carbon neutrality two years early
“As an innovative company with sustainability at our core, we are thrilled to announce our achievement of carbon neutrality two years ahead of our 2020 goal."
Alibaba Cloud signs MoU to digitise China’s energy sector
Alibaba Cloud will work with Norwegian software company Kongsberg Digital to open up new solutions for the energy sector in China and other parts of Asia.
Google wants carbon-free energy for data centres 24/7
Google is continuing its renewable rampage with the statement "the internet is 24/7, carbon-free energy should be too"
World’s first carbon-positive data centre due to be powered on
EcoDataCenter will be launching its new facility in Sweden that not only has no carbon emissions, but also promotes the reduction of them.
Iron Mountain achieves 100% renewable energy at EU data centres
A company that is used to running primarily on fossil fuels is making efforts to turn the model on its head.
Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
Google continues renewable rampage with new wind farm investment
Google's goal with this Finland investment is to buy enough renewable energy to match the power consumed across its global operations.
Toasty! Excess heat from DigiPlex data centre to warm thousands of homes
Reuse and recycle is a slogan that is becoming increasingly critical to our existence on this planet, and something DigiPlex has taken note of.
Google: Measuring our impact in data center communities
As of 2016, Google data centers generated $1.3 billion in economic activity across the US, and have generated over 11,000 jobs.
Optimising data centre energy efficiency in a world of renewables
Eaton East Asia VP of sales says the move to renewable energy is encouraging, however change is required to combat its volatile nature.
Schneider Electric chips in for a sustainable data centre future
Very soon we will have consumed more from the planet than it can renew in the future - but Schneider Electric says it can be reversed.
New data centre built in an ex-mine pushing to be Europe's greenest
Set in a former underground mine, the 120,000m² Lefdal Mine Datacenter has a number of incredible power and cooling technologies.