As large corporations and local governments pursue their own sustainability goals, data centres will be required to follow suit to meet future regulatory concerns and obtain further business. Those facilities that maintain a low power usage effectiveness, use water sparingly and utilise renewable energy, will benefit both in cost savings and partners. Data centres that utilise renewable power have dual positives, as renewables are often far more cost-efficient for heavy users. As governments around the world look to establish aggressive emissions reductions, major leaders of the tech world will be vanguards of change. A quartet of markets globally operate with fully renewable energy, including hydropower, solar, or bioenergy, including Montreal, Sydney, Oslo, and Reykjavik. Vancouver and Seattle follow closely, with hydropower overwhelmingly being the favourite method of energy production. While Mumbai, Madrid, Munich, and Milan are also recognised as sustainable locations. This talk looks at the attraction of sustainable locations around the world.
Going green globally; the top sustainability hotspots for data centres
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