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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.
Starting with its data centers, Fujitsu plans to be 100% renewable by 2050
The company has made the bold announcement to be powered by 100 percent renewable sources at all of its operations around the world.
Facebook commits to 100% solar power for data center campus
"We are committed to supporting 100% renewable energy, and we are thrilled to have found a solution for our first data center."
Infomart Data Centers reveal huge sustainability gains
Infomart has blazed a green trail in its environmental responsibility by recycling more than 1.9 million pounds of data center infrastructure.
New $300m fund launched by Apple for a cleaner China
Apple has launched a jointly funded initiative to promote renewable energy in China in an attempt to reduce the effects of electronics manufacturing.
Scandinavia dominating wind market for big data centre operators
Renewable energy is a hot topic among data centre circles, and Scandinavia has seized the opportunity to make the most of it.
Opinion: Data centers must work closer with energy companies
AN IDG analyst says data center energy requirements are increasing faster than efficiency gains and energy grids can no longer keep up.
The hard question from Lenovo: Is your data centre sustainable?
Lenovo Data Centre Group's Rob Makin shares how organisations that embrace a green data centre strategy will be the winners long term.
Microsoft launches ground-breaking undersea data centre in Scotland
Microsoft has successfully deployed a revolutionary data centre with tech based on a submarine that is now processing workloads on the seafloor.
Data center sustainability: The hunt for renewables is on at an enterprise level
Ten years ago, you wouldn’t be able to source a utility-scale solar project that was cost-neutral to the price of utility power. Today it’s possible.
Denmark wins out as host of 2018 Datacloud Nordic event
The event has previously been held in Sweden and Norway so it seems fitting that Denmark would get its turn to host its Nordic neighbours.
Despite data centre surge, Dutch minister says no shortage of power
The minister of economic affairs has rubbished a Dutch Datacentre Association report that warns the country has an imminent power shortage.