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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


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


How tech businesses can balance out their environmental impact
Earth Day 2019: There is no ‘silver bullet’ to address the issue of climate change. But if every business made a small change, together we would make a big change Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement and is celebrated every year on 22nd April. It serves as a reminder that the world we... Read More

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 neverending saga of Apples aborted €850 million Ireland data centre

IT-giant’s long-scrapped data centre may have long-lasting implications for the Irish data centre industry The Irish Supreme court will sit in the city of Galway next March to discuss the process that led to the first phase of Apple’s planned Athenry hyperscale data centre being approved, reports the Irish Times. Apple ditched plans for the ill-fated… Read More



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