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    1. Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

      Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

      Google has signed its largest clean power contract to date — for 407 MW of wind power — with Iowa power company MidAmerican Energy to supply clean energy for Google’s data center in Iowa. Google made the announcement on its blog on Earth Day. MidAmerican is largely owned by investor Warren Buffet’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway.

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    2. Microsoft Reportedly Kicks Off $1.1B Cloud Data Center in Iowa

      Microsoft Reportedly Kicks Off $1.1B Cloud Data Center in Iowa

      Microsoft is expanding is data center operations in Iowa. The giant software and cloud services provider has been identified as the company behind the massive "Project Alluvion" on a 154-acre site in West Des Moines. The data center is expected to cost nearly $1.13 billion, according to a report in The Quad-City Times. It will join the region's previously announced "Project Mountain," Microsoft's $700-million cloud data center, which was green-lit last year. - See more at: http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-reportedly-kicks-off-1.1b-cloud-data-center-in-iowa.html#sthash.XTczjFk3.dpuf

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    3. As It Expands in San Antonio, Microsoft Sees Data Centers Transforming the Power Grid

      As It Expands in San Antonio, Microsoft Sees Data Centers Transforming the Power Grid

      Microsoft wants to use its data centers to help transform the way electricity is delivered in the United States. That process will focus on San Antonio, TX, where the company has confirmed plans to build a new $250 million data center. 

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    4. See 40 years of Wind Power in the USA

      See 40 years of Wind Power in the USA

      Fast Company has a post showing 40 years of Wind Power in the USA.  Thanks to Google’s investments in wind power, we take it for granted Wind Power is a renewable energy source for data centers.

      We've gone from one small collection of turbines in 1975 to nearly 1,000 wind farms--capable of generating enough electricity for 15 million homes.

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    5. International data center expansion fuses foreign with familiar

      International data center expansion fuses foreign with familiar

      With global corporate growth comes the need for international data center construction, staffing, maintenance and oversight in a foreign locale -- which introduces new IT challenges. Over the next 15 years, the majority of data center growth will occur outside the U.S., said Scott Noteboom, a former data center executive at Apple and Yahoo!, and who is developing LitBit, a startup focused on converged infrastructure technologies for emerging markets.

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      Mentions: Apple Europe Google
    6. Amazon FLUNKS New Energy Report - Facebook and Apple Get 'A's

      Amazon FLUNKS New Energy Report - Facebook and Apple Get 'A's

      eBay, which has had a more mixed record on green energy, recently installed natural gas fuel cells around its Utah data center rather than continue to purchase energy from local coal-powered plants. And Apple, Google and Facebook - all of which operate ...

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    7. Bad Apple turns green in environmental switch

      Bad Apple turns green in environmental switch

      Greenpeace has issued its annual report on the energy efficiency of internet companies, praising Apple, Facebook and other major providers of online services for improved use of energy resources. Apple, which was given a low score by the environmental group two years ago, made the most gains in transparency, internal conservation efforts and the use and advocacy of renewable energy, Greenpeace said in a report. 

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    8. Amazon FLUNKS New Energy Report — Facebook and Apple Get 'A's

      Amazon FLUNKS New Energy Report — Facebook and Apple Get 'A's

      According to "Clicking Clean: How Companies are Creating the Green Internet," a new Greenpeace report on energy usage by the cloud-computing industry, IT behemoths like Apple, Facebook and Google are leading the charge for renewable energy, while several others — notably Amazon Web Services and Twitter — receive failing grades due to their reliance on “dirty” power from coal and other greenhouse-gas emitting sources.

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    9. Can an eco-friendly colo data center really save you some green?

      Can an eco-friendly colo data center really save you some green?

      Whether it's to save money or save the planet, many companies want greener IT operations. When you outsource equipment and operations to a colocation provider, the electricity bill lands in someone else's inbox. How do you know the colo data center is truly "green?"

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    10. Facebook To Build Second European Data Centre In Sweden

      Facebook To Build Second European Data Centre In Sweden

      Facebook has announced plans to build a second data centre in Sweden, less than a year after opening its first European facility in the arctic town of Luleå. It sits in the area known as The Node Pole, where 100 percent of electricity is derived from renewable sources. “The recent developments, with today’s announcement from Facebook as the most recent example, confirm our firm belief that our region is an optimal locality for these types of establishments,” said Erik Lundström, newly appointed CEO of The Node Pole.

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      Mentions: Google Facebook
    11. Will Data Centres Take Part In Demand Reduction?

      Will Data Centres Take Part In Demand Reduction?

      Energy policy in the UK is developing very slowly, but there are signs of new things happening. Data centres may have to act cleverly to benefit from the next stages, however. After the floods and bad weather, there were calls for the government to acknowledge the role of manmade climate change, and beef up its policies in the area. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron said he “very much suspects” that climate change is involved in the weather patterns. 

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