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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


Schneider Electric launches new APC Easy Rack PDU family

Schneider Electric has announced the launch of the APC Easy Rack PDU range, which it says provides an easy-to-install, easy-to-use and customisable power distribution unit for connected loads.

The new range aims to provide reliable power connection at a more competitive cost and caters to a range of environments, from network closets, to edge computing environments and to small and medium data centres.


Why power protection is about more than just the UPS

Power protection is not just about the UPS, it’s about your plan should there be a power outage, writes Louis McGarry, sales and marketing director at CENTIEL UK Ltd, explains


US data centre provider Switch taps Tesla battery storage for surplus solar power

US data centre firm Switch and private equity company Capital Dynamics have begun work on three solar and battery storage facilities in Nevada.

The three phases are part of the previously announced Gigawatt 1 project, which combined with an existing phase will provide 555 MW of solar power and 500 MWh of battery storage.


Microsoft to ditch diesel backup power by 2030 to meet carbon negative commitment

Microsoft has detailed how it plans to meet its ambitious goal of becoming carbon negative by 2030.

The pledge, made by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, President Brad Smith, and Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood in January, is the most sweeping carbon commitment made by any company.

At the time, Microsoft said it was working on an initiative to reducing its carbon, water, waste footprints and promote biodiversity, but offered few details on what this initiative would entail.



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