Facebook comes closer to 100% renewables target with new solar deal in Singapore

Energy from solar panels fitted in more than 1,200 rooftops will power social media giant’s operations in the country

Octopus Energy unveils plans to make the UK ‘Silicon Valley of energy’ with 1,000 new jobs

The energy firm plans to double its existing workforce by the end of 2021

Climate-friendly video streaming is ‘possible depending on transmission routes’

High definition video streaming through a fiber optic connection results in two grams of CO2 per hour, while 3G connections create 90 grams, according to a new report

Microsoft uses hydrogen to power data centre servers for 48 consecutive hours

The trial, which saw a 250kW fuel cell system power a section of a data centre in Utah, is part of the company’s efforts to move towards becoming carbon negative by 2030

New £5m satellite data centre steps up fight against climate change

The project is seeking 50 ‘outstanding candidates’ from environmental science, maths, physics, engineering and computer science disciplines to undertake a PhD in the innovation centre

AI takes over at Google’s data centres

The technology firm is using the technology at a number of its facilities to optimise energy consumption

Glacier-powered data centre makes pretty cool energy savings

The Lefdal Mine Data Centre is built in an old Norwegian mine and uses hydropower and wind energy to keep its servers running

Microsoft sinks sea-cooled data centre off Orkney coast

Project Natick is powered by renewable energy from the European Marine Energy Centre

Data centre cools off with quiet, efficient fans

A low noise, high efficiency fan system has been installed at a data centre in Germany. Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand RC, has supplied the units to cool the proRZ facility in Munich. proRZ helps plan and develop data centres for other businesses – this one is owned by the […]

New UK data centre to better inform green decisions

A new UK data centre aims to better inform decisions in sustainability and a range of other areas. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is opening the Data Science Campus in Newport today, as part of a £17 million investment in statistics announced last year. The site will use new data sources and technologies to provide richer real-time statistics for policymakers and businesses […]