1. Articles in category: Emissions

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    1. Five Reasons IT Should Embrace Energy Reduction Targets

      Five Reasons IT Should Embrace Energy Reduction Targets

      It’s no surprise that for IT managers, everything else takes a backseat to controlling uptime. In data centers across the globe, this creates a state of hyper-preparedness: parallel systems, creating backups for backups, running equipment at maximum power settings, and keeping excess capacity at the ready. All this preparedness comes at an added cost to companies in terms of energy consumption and operational spend.

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    2. ZTE and Tencent build energy-efficient data centre

      ZTE and Tencent claim that their new containerised data centre has world-beating levels of energy efficiency. The collaboration between telco ZTE and internet company Tencent has delivered, they claim, a data center with an overall power usage effectiveness (PUE) level of 1.0665 (including photovoltaic gains).

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      Mentions: Uptime Institute
    3. Implementation of Green Data Centers is a Key Trend for the Growth of the Data Center Construction Market in the US

      Implementation of Green Data Centers is a Key Trend for the Growth of the Data Center Construction Market in the US

      Technavio’s latest report on the data center construction market in the US provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline.

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    4. Can Your Company Consume Clean Energy and Still Compete Globally?

      Can Your Company Consume Clean Energy and Still Compete Globally?

      Is there is a correlation between economic growth and the rate of growth in greenhouse gas emissions? If the current presidential campaign is the benchmark, one would suspect a close link. But, at least for the last two years, those heat-trapping releases are stable while global economic growth is on the rise.

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    5. Starbucks Sustainability Czar to Lead Microsoft’s Green Data Center Strategy

      Starbucks Sustainability Czar to Lead Microsoft’s Green Data Center Strategy

      It’s no secret that Microsoft already has a lot of cloud data centers around the world. And the company is planning to build a whole lot more as it attempts to bite further into Amazon’s stranglehold on the cloud services market.

      As it continues to build out its global cloud data center empire, Microsoft has to make sure it’s doing it in the most environmentally responsible way it can.

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    6. Iron Mountain Joins U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Initiative

      Iron Mountain Joins U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Initiative

      Iron Mountain Incorporated®(IRM), the storage and information management company, announced today that its data center business unit has joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Initiative as a Challenge Partner. Iron Mountain becomes the first FISMA High-compliant data center operator to commit at this level and has pledged to reduce data center energy intensity by 20% over a ten-year period.

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    7. Why Renewable Energy Will Power the Green Data Centers of Tomorrow

      Why Renewable Energy Will Power the Green Data Centers of Tomorrow

      The data center has been experiencing a digital revolution as of late as more organizations move to cloud and new kinds of next-generation technologies. Today, there are more users, more applications, and more requests for data center resources. Trends indicate that with even more digital content and now IoT devices will be creating even more data. All of this places resource challenges 

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    8. Embrace your inner Green Arnold

      Hand Arnold Schwarzenegger a politically incorrect cigar for his Facebook clean energy post. At a time when the (U.S.) Republican Party is busy saying "No" to everything except half-intelligent presidential nominees, The Governator has put a stake in the ground on why we should support renewable energy, regardless of one's views about climate change.

      "I don’t give a **** if we agree about climate change," is the title of Schwarzenegger’s Facebook post

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    9. Google Makes its Biggest Renewable Energy Purchase Yet

      Google Makes its Biggest Renewable Energy Purchase Yet

      As far as the general public is concerned, Google and its data centers have become synonymous with the internet, and when activists call for a greener internet, Google data centers are in the spotlight more than anyone else’s.

      On the rare occasion that the public eye turns to the issue of carbon emissions associated with watching puppy videos, Google has a good story to tell. Today, that story got even stronger.

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    10. Stop Making a Big Stink About Data Center PUE

      Stop Making a Big Stink About Data Center PUE

      Data center managers are finding that their Chief Finance Officers are increasingly interested in the organization’s infrastructure. This is only natural; data centers represent a major investment for the business, and CFOs will want to be certain they’re getting value for money. The challenge then is how to present this value to CFOs and sell them on a particular investment choice. Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) has often been cited as the de facto indicator of data center performance, but 

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    11. Presidential Candidates: Who Believes in Climate Change?

      Presidential Candidates: Who Believes in Climate Change?

      The presidential election of 2016 will determine the United States’ role in confronting and managing the impacts of climate change for years to come. A new University of Texas poll found that 76 percent of Americans (an increase of 8 percent from one year ago) now believe climate change is occurring, including 59 percent of Republicans. Will the growing numbers of believers affect the election?

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    12. White House Announces Commitments to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

      White House Announces Commitments to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

      Today, the White House will announce new commitments from companies from across the American economy who are joining the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. With this announcement, 81 companies will have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future.  

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      Mentions: Apple U.N. Intel
    13. Cooling ICT environments: where to next?

      Cooling ICT environments: where to next?

      Data centres are essential to the digital economy; but they are also significant consumers of energy. Estimated to consume 2% of the world’s total energy, they consume roughly ten times more energy per square metre than the average office, with their cooling systems the prime culprits for this excessive energy consumption. 

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    14. Where Are Energy Prices Headed?

      Where Are Energy Prices Headed?

      Energy is the biggest expense for data centers, and although efficiency improvements can help by reducing consumption, cost remains a critical factor in determining operating budgets. The recent crash in oil prices raises a number of questions about demand, but there’s more to the picture—especially for such a politically charged topic.

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