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    1. Can fuel cells find a home in the data center?

      Can fuel cells find a home in the data center?

      A few weeks ago at a ribbon cutting in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Microsoft officially announced that biogas was flowing to fuel cells to power its experimental data center there. The data center is located by the Dry Creek water treatment plant and has direct access to biogas harvested from the facility to power the fuel cells that are in turn powering its data center. The whole system is completely renewable.

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    2. Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. One technology giant on the forefront of renewable energy implementation has come out on why it rolled back its research and development while another, which has been largely inactive on the sustainability front, has just announced a new goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energy use.

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    3. NGD becomes first operator in the world to achieve perfect PUE

      NGD becomes first operator in the world to achieve perfect PUE

      Next Generation Data (NGD) has this week become the first data centre operator to offer its customers a power usage effectiveness (PUE) ratio of 1.0 – meeting Green Grid’s highest energy efficiency standard. Many industry experts claim that the rating is almost impossible to achieve – a reputation which will help boost the company’s position among eco-conscious clients, according to NGD.

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      Mentions: The Green Grid
    4. New Microsoft data center is powered by fuel cells

      New Microsoft data center is powered by fuel cells

      Microsoft has built a new, zero-carbon data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with the help of Siemens and FuelCell Energy. The companies built the data center to accommodate Microsoft’s growing data storage and management needs, but also to showcase how such facilities can be completely powered by renewable energy. 

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      Mentions: Microsoft Corp
    5. Fuel cells for microgrids

      Fuel cells for microgrids

      The long, slow maturation of the fuel cell industry has created many skeptics out there who have wondered whether the technology will ever find an application where the benefits of fuel cells balance out the price premium that must be paid for the novel technology. But as retail electricity prices creep up and many renewable sources of power decline in cost, fuel cells are inching closer to being a realistic power option, particularly at the microgrid level.

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    6. Citibank Green Project To Cut Costs In London Data Centre

      Citibank Green Project To Cut Costs In London Data Centre

      Citibank aims to cut the power consumption of its London data centre by 10 percent in a first-of-a-kind project backed by the UK Green Investment Bank. The Lewisham-based data centre is to see the installation of a a Combined Cooling and Power (CCP) system, along with power-efficient cooling units and improvements to the building’s air-conditioning system

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    7. UK Data Centre Cuts Emissions After Green Investment Bank Funding

      UK Data Centre Cuts Emissions After Green Investment Bank Funding

      The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has been congratulated by the Prime Minister David Cameron on its second anniversary, as it passes the milestone of mobilising more than £5bn for new green energy infrastructure projects. And the GIB also announced its 37th funding transaction, with a £5.2m deal to help global bank Citi reduce the energy use at its data centre in Lewisham, London.

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    8. Verne Global’s Tate Cantrell Recognized with Bronze Stevie® for Executive of the Year

      Verne Global’s Tate Cantrell Recognized with Bronze Stevie® for Executive of the Year

      Verne Global, an innovative, UK-based developer of energy efficient data center campuses, today announced that Tate Cantrell, Chief Technology Officer, was recognized with a Bronze Stevie® in the Executive of the Year category for the American Business Award. A premier business award program, the American Business Awards (nicknamed the Stevie’s) honors positive contributions of business people worldwide. Cantrell was awarded for his keen ability to demonstrate how new and emerging markets and industries can efficiently utilize data center space.

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