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Kao Data flicks the green switch at 36 MW London campus

The wholesale colocation company has delivered on green pledge, at no cost to customers Kao Data’s 35-acre, 36 MW colocation data centre campus, located on the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, will run entirely on renewable energy at no extra cost to customers, the firm has announced. The wholesale colocation company, that serves science and technology businesses, said… Read More


Microsoft hits latest data centre rewewables target a year ahead of schedule

After hitting 60 percent renewables target ahead of schedule, Microsoft says it’s on track to hit 70 percent by 2023 Microsoft says that 60 percent of the energy used in its data centres will be drawn from renewable sources by the end of 2019, one year ahead of its own targets. In 2016, Microsoft announced… Read More


Unearthing the plan to take the EU’s data centre economy full circle
Deborah Andrews, lead partner of CEDaCI and associate professor of design at LSBU, unpacks the project aiming to develop a robust, secure and economically viable supply chain for data centre equipment The origins of the circular economy can be traced back to the Swiss architect and economist Walter Stahel, who coined the term “cradle to... Read More

Reusing waste energy is the data centre’s hot topic
John Bensalhia finds out about the data centre's innovative plan for sustainability from Green IT Amsterdam project manager Vasiliki Georgiadou As the world revolves around us, sustainability is an important watchword in maintaining a healthy, cleaner lifestyle. What we eat, what we drive, what we wear... and perhaps most crucially now, how technology - and... Read More