British Gas owner charges up Google data centre

Centrica will work with Fluence to install and optimise a battery-based energy storage system at a data centre in Belgium

Facebook data centre ‘could put Netherlands’ climate goals at risk’

A small Dutch city has approved design plans of a giant data centre that will allegedly undermine the country’s commitments

Fresh air from Northern Ireland to power Amazon data centres

A new wind farm is expected to go live in 2023 bringing more renewable energy to Amazon’s facilities

Centrica invests in ‘turquoise hydrogen’ tech company

HiiROC has raised £26 million in funding from investors including Hyundai and Kia

German google searches to become greener!

The tech giant has agreed with ENGIE to power around 80% of its German operations with renewables by 2022

US awards $47m to commercialise ‘transformational’ energy technologies

It is supporting ‘high risk and potentially disruptive’ new electric vehicle battery, data centre efficiency, grid modernisation, emissions mitigation and storage technologies

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