Dropbox use 100 per cent renewable energy for data centre storage

Dropbox has announced that all of it’s data centre storage power is now covered by 100 per cent renewable energy. 

The company’s infrastructure team achieved this by focusing on three main areas, maintaining best-in-class power usage effectiveness, optimizing overall power consumption, and sourcing more renewable energy. The company, which uses a mixture of colocation data centres and cloud storage, also said that it has made significant energy efficiency improvements to help it reduce its overall footprint. 

Previously, Dropbox announced its commitment to fighting global warming and reducing its carbon footprint through sustainability goals which they planned to accomplish by 2030. These include achieving carbon neutrality for scope 1, scope 2, and scope 3 business travel emissions, sourcing 100 per cent renewable energy for operations, including data centers and mobilising employees to use volunteer time off for environmental causes

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