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Training AI models comes at substantial cost to environment

Training AI is one of the most energy-intensive workloads, and it is still largely executed on-premise  Researchers at the University of Amherst have claimed that AI model training can produce over five times more carbon dioxide than a car does in a lifetime. In a paper, the researchers looked at the financial and environmental costs… Read More


Emma Fryer on whether the world is doomed due to data centre energy consumption

Emma Fryer, associate director at TechUK, chatted to Techerati/The Stack about working in data centre policy and why she loves the industry, as well as whether or not the whole world is doomed thanks to data centre energy consumption.


Majority of data centre managers not prioritising energy efficiency

New report shows IT decision makers rank energy efficiency behind security, performance and connectivity in list of concerns Green tech producer Supermicro has released its first annual “Data Centers and the Environment” report. The report, based on responses from 361 IT decision makers, reveals there is a worrying lack of urgency from data centre users… Read More


The next stage of power and energy monitoring

Sponsored by Socomec – register now for its exclusive webinar on January 31st Accurate power monitoring is an essential for any data centre operator. It’s crucially important that you get it right, in order to be able to track and improve your processes, yet most data centres have an overly complicated and inaccurate system of power… Read More


New bite-sized power converter can shrink data centre energy waste

Lifecycle costs of data centres are dominated by energy expenses and there is growing backlash over the electricity consumption of centres worldwide One solution, vaunted by the likes of EcoDataCenter and DigitalRealty is to change energy sources to renewables. Other startups like Cloud&Heat are using hot water cooling technology to recycle waste heat into energy…. Read More



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