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London housing ban likely in face of data centre energy usage

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has informed housing developers that the power grid in certain parts of the city is overextended, and it may take up to a decade to build the infrastructure out to support new housing projects. This may result in a moratorium on residential housing construction through 2035.

Microsoft data centres heating homes in Finland

Transporting heat requires insulated plumbing and ducts, which are quite expensive. Adding piping to share heat from a data centre to a location only 400 metres away could add a million dollars to data centre construction costs.