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Kohler HVO fuel capabilities provide data centre customers with a pathway to zero carbon

Kohler Power Systems, part of Kohler Co., has announced that its entire offering of mission-critical diesel generators is compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), marking a significant breakthrough in the usage of alternative fuels in backup power. No adaptations to the installed generators are required, allowing for the immediate rollout of renewable fuel to customers […]

Deep Dive: Stuart Crump, Director of Sales, Iceotope

We ‘deep dive’ with Stuart Crump, Director of Sales, Iceotope, who tells us about life inside and outside the office.  What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry?  Being asked to talk at DCD Mumbai was exciting as it showed people were genuinely interested in what I had to […]

Ørsted and ATP to work with GlobalConnect to make North Sea Energy Island a digital hub

Ørsted and ATP have signed an agreement with GlobalConnect to make the North Sea Energy Island a cross-border digital hub. This is expected to be a major opportunity to deliver on the future digitisation agenda of Northern Europe and a key enabler to potentially attract large-scale investments in digital infrastructure, including data centres.  GlobalConnect has […]

Combatting grid strain with decentralised energy solutions

With demand for data in Europe on the rise, data centre operators are under increased pressure to ensure that the continent’s digital appetite continues to be met. However, with these facilities now consuming more energy than ever before, many nations are beginning to place restrictions on data centre connections in order to ward against grid […]

Schneider Electric announces Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One solution for European customers

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the launch of its new Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One solution in Europe. Available in four standardised form factors with additional configurable options, Schneider Electric’s Easy Modular ‘All-in-One’ Data Centers combine all power, cooling and IT equipment into a single, pre-configured […]

Vantage Data Centers enters Power Purchase Agreement with SolarAfrica

Vantage Data Centers – a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses – has announced it has entered into a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SolarAfrica, a pioneer in South Africa’s solar energy financing. This agreement will enable Vantage to supplement the local grid that powers the company’s Johannesburg (JNB1) data centre campus […]

Rack Centre becomes one of the first IFC EDGE certified data centres in EMEA

Rack Centre, an Actis majority-owned data centre and a leading carrier-neutral Tier III data centre in West Africa, has become one of the first International Finance Corporation (IFC) EDGE certified data centres in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  This prestigious green building certification recognises the significant savings the centre will achieve in energy and […]

Facing down the climate crisis: Turning your business green

Over the past few years, sustainability has been rising swiftly up the corporate agenda. However, thus far, real change has failed to materialise. Even though businesses in the UK are well aware of the need for more sustainable practices, 35% of UK executives and leaders still struggle to ‘align their eco-commitments with their overall business […]

Digital Realty contracts for 158MW of new renewable energy in California and Georgia

Digital Realty, a large global provider of cloud and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced that it is contracting for 158 megawatts (MW) of new solar power in California and Georgia. The move advances Digital Realty’s progress toward 100% renewable electricity and its 1.5 degree C-aligned Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) – […]

Business leaders are re-evaluating IT suppliers as a result of increased energy prices

Data centre provider, ServerChoice has released new research, highlighting the widespread impact of the cost of energy increase and how it is leading businesses to re-evaluate their IT suppliers. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 UK business leaders, found that 77% of businesses are experiencing price increases from their suppliers, with 84% worried about how the rise […]

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