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Google partners with energy startup for Nevada geothermal data centre project

This week, Google announced that they would begin exploring the use of geothermal energy to provide power for data centres in Nevada, through a partnership with clean energy startup Fervo. The companies plan to use AI applications to overcome the challenges that have held back geothermal use till now – and they expect that they will begin adding power to the local grid by 2022.


Planned UK hydrogen fuel research hub gets £3m boost

Plans to develop the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub have been given a £3 million funding boost.

The Department for Transport said the money will support the creation of facilities in the Tees Valley region of north-east England to research and trial the use of hydrogen as a fuel across all transport modes.


BT pens 100% renewable energy deal with Total

The three-year deal will see electricity supplier provide BT green power from 2022 Total will supply BT Group with renewable electricity for three years from next April, the companies have announced. Total signed a contract with the UK telecom giant that will see the electricity supplier provide a mix of solar, wind and hydro energy… Read More


Data Centres: Shades of Green Enablement

Do data centres & ICT stand in the way of global environmental goals or are they already enabling our green future? Derek Webster says it’s time to look at the facts


Apple invests in groundbreaking wind turbines to power Viborg data centre

Apple is investing in the construction of two of the world’s largest onshore wind turbines to supply energy to its new Viborg data centre in Denmark.

The tech giant said the 62-gigawatt hours of energy produced by the 200-metre-tall turbines in Esbjerg will advance its 2030 carbon-neutral goal, announced in July.