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    1. Google Opens Asian Data Centres In Singapore And Taiwan

      Google Opens Asian Data Centres In Singapore And Taiwan

      Google has cancelled plans for a $300 million (£182m) data centre in Hong Kong, and opened its first two Asian facilities in Singapore and Taiwan. The Taiwan facility, in Changhua County, will cost $600 million, (£365m) and the Singapore site will cost $120 million (£73m). The Taiwan site doubled in cost during planning, according to reports, while a similar sized facility planned for the Hong Kong was cancelled, suggesting that Google has shifted its services away from China in response to repressive moves by the Chinese regime.

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    2. New Facebook data center to be powered by wind energy

      New Facebook data center to be powered by wind energy

      Facebook has been working to establish a more environmentally friendly presence in recent years. As such, the company has been moving to become more inclusive of renewable energy of various types. Clean power can help the social media giant reduce the emissions it produces on a yearly basis, but it can also help the company avoid some of the costs associated with more conventional forms of energy. 

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    3. Data centers can be cooled down in environmentally friendly, energy efficient ways

      Data centers can be cooled down in environmentally friendly, energy efficient ways

      Data centers housing thousands of computers have enabled proliferation of new cloud-based services. One problem is their aggregate electricity consumption. Servers in data centers use electricity and generate heat, which endanger reliability of the services provided unless cooling is arranged. Mikko Pervilä defends his dissertation on retrofit cooling techniques for data centers in December. 

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    4. Nordics push to become European datacentre hub

      Nordics push to become European datacentre hub

      Big beasts are colonising the wilderness, it seems. From Google to Facebook to Microsoft, a growing number of companies are investing in datacentres in the Nordic countries, wooed by low energy costs and free cooling. A trade delegation from Sweden outlined the benefits of Nordic datacentres to global enterprise infrastructure professionals at the recent 7x24 Exchange conference in Texas. But is the region really set to become a strategic European hub for data traffic?

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    5. Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

      Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

      Greenpeace has often been critical of big data-center operators like Facebook for their impact on the environment, but on Wednesday it said some online firms are improving their practices and may even be the vanguard for renewable energy use. Facebook, Google, Apple and some other tech firms have been investing heavily in renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro and solar. 

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    6. Microsoft Goes Green(er) With Texas Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft Goes Green(er) With Texas Wind Power Deal

      Microsoft has agreed to purchase 100 percent of the power generated by the Keechi Wind Farm Project in Texas for 20 years. Headed by energy developer RES Americas, construction on the project is set to begin in December about 70 miles northwest of Fort Worth. - See more at: http://www.eweek.com/enterprise-apps/microsoft-goes-greener-with-texas-wind-power-deal.html/#sthash.bqTH0q9e.dpuf

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