EU wants to reboot data centres with renewable energy

How do you design data centres so they can make better use of renewable energy? That’s the question posed by researchers in a new EU-backed project with a budget of £3 million. High profile tech firms such as Facebook and Google are using renewable energy to power their data centres – but others are not […]

Facebook flaunts data centre efficiency

Checking what your friends are up to isn’t the only thing you can do on Facebook – you can now snoop on how much energy the social media business is using. The networking site has created two new interactive graphs which show the power usage efficiency or PUE of its two huge data centres in […]