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    1. 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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    2. 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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      Mentions: Nokia Iceland Europe
    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. Microsoft Makes First Big Renewable Energy Purchase

      Microsoft Makes First Big Renewable Energy Purchase

      The company is modeling how a carbon tax would work were it ever to be adopted by the US. Microsoft ... Located about 70 miles north of Ft. Worth, the wind farm will send energy to the same electric grid that powers Microsoft's data center in San Antonio.

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    6. Google announces 450 mil euro expansion of Hamina Data Center with 100% renewable power

      Remember when data center expansion was a dark secret?  Years ago Google’s Dalles data center had a sign from locals with “Voldemort.”  Thanks to the positive impact of data centers for local economies and data centers that use 100% renewable energy the company PR effect is worth sharing for company’s who have great brands.  Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft are some.  Amazon.com is the one noticably absent from this list.

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    7. Microsoft Begins Bulk Purchases of Wind Energy

      Microsoft Begins Bulk Purchases of Wind Energy

      Microsoft has begun purchasing renewable energy to support its data center infrastructure, signing a 20-year power purchase agreement for wind energy in Texas that will be funding in part by proceed from Microsoft’s carbon fee.

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    8. EBay to Ellison Embrace Microgrids in Threat to Utilities

      Oracle Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison plans to build one to power the Hawaiian island he bought last year. EBay Inc. (EBAY) has one to run a data center. The University of California at San Diego and the federal government have invested tens of millions of dollars in the technology.

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