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Firms take action as data bytes at energy demand

The digital world is growing at a remarkably fast rate – the amount of bytes is doubling every two years . With this comes a significant energy concern. Data centres in the US alone are set to consumer electricity roughly the equivalent of 50 large power plants by 2020. Luckily, some of the biggest...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 08/11/2016 - 16:49

08/11/2016

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Can tech giants have green dreams?

We’ve previously blogged about the unseen perils of data and computing – a carbon-heavy cloud, so to speak. But we’ve also looked at what’s being done about it, most recently Ebay’s move towards fuel cell technology. So, to now, and geothermal, solar and biogas mean Apple’s data centres are going...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 12/04/2013 - 08:30

12/04/2013

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