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Green data centres: The key to driving sustainable strategies

As the subject of sustainability in data centre operations is magnified, data centre leaders are actively striving to become more sustainable and eco-friendly. Jack Bedell-Pearce, CEO and Co-founder at 4D Data Centres, says business owners need to ensure energy efficiency is at the heart of every aspect of how a data centre is run. It’s not […]

Creating critical power systems to meet resilience and sustainability demands

Balancing sustainability alongside resiliency is critical to the successful running of a data centre facility today. Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK&I, discusses the top considerations for data centre leaders when powering a data centre in compliance with resiliency and sustainability goals. Today, energy efficiency is considered one of the key pillars […]

Data centre operators are critical partners in environmental sustainability

Reaching environmental goals is no longer just an option for data centre leaders as they are required to focus strongly on creating a sustainable future for all. Amanda Sutton, Senior Director of Sustainability, Vantage Data Centers, discusses how to ensure a better and more sustainable future for the world at large and looks beyond just […]

CyrusOne announces 100% renewable energy in Europe

CyrusOne, a premier global REIT, has announced it has achieved 100% renewable energy across its full European portfolio, nine years ahead of the 2030 target outlined in the self-regulatory Climate Neutral Data Center Pact, of which CyrusOne is a founding member. With London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Dublin operating on a renewable tariff, CyrusOne’s entire operational portfolio […]

Six simple yet effective ways to optimise data centre energy efficiency

Operating sustainably is at the top of the agenda for data centre leaders as they aim to become climate-neutral by 2030. James Giblette, Director of Digital Infrastructure – UK & Ireland at Legrand Data Center Solutions, discusses the ways organisations can reduce energy wastage in the data centre and meet sustainability initiatives. In the current […]

Aramco and stc unveil Dammam 7 supercomputer

Aramco and stc have announced the launch of Dammam 7, a new supercomputer among the top 10 most powerful in the world. The supercomputer presents new opportunities in both exploration and development and enhances Aramco’s decision-making on exploration and investment decisions. According to Aramco, the move is the next step in its Digital Transformation, complementing […]

Aggreko leads by example with £4.5m Net Zero investment

With many data centres turning to Aggreko for help bridging the gap during their own energy transition, the temporary power solutions company is now putting its money where its mouth is with a £4.5 million upgrade to its production facility in Scotland.   As part of Aggreko’s industry-leading Net Zero strategy, the site will turn […]

Amazon becomes world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy

Amazon has announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totalling 3.4 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity, bringing its total investment in renewable energy in 2020 to 35 projects and more than 4 GW of capacity — the largest corporate investment in renewable energy in a single year. These new projects will make Amazon the largest-ever […]

Expert discusses keeping it green as a top priority for 2021

It is now widely understood that the UK is to reach its legally binding zero-carbon target in the UK by 2050 and in order to do so, we must make rapid changes to the way we run our data centres. Jon Healy, Operations Director at Keysource, discusses how sustainability is set to dominate business decisions […]

Fifty shades of green – The DCA’s aim to create a more sustainable future

The DCA explains the reason for its new Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG), why it has been set up and what it will achieve as we consider the impact of data centres on the environment both now and into the future. The data centre remains the beating heart of our digital world. Businesses and society […]

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