Microsoft Solar Deal Breaks Down Energy Justice Barriers

cnbc.com, 8/13/2021. Climate crises across the country — record heat waves, wildfires and flooding — have pushed climate to the forefront of corporate agendas. At the same time, companies are being held accountable for their actions to fix systemic racism at the community level. The two goals may seem distinct, but a new Microsoft renewable … Read more

Rethinking Data Centers from the Ocean Floor Up

Walter Schaefer, ERS, for Zondits Data centers are great. The servers they contain do much of the computational heavy lifting that makes our smartphones so powerful, allows us to stay connected to email and social media from seemingly anywhere, and facilitates endless Netflix binge-watching. Yet despite all of the wonderful things data centers do for … Read more

Web-Scale Data Operators Trying to Deliver on Carbon-Neutrality Commitments

Cleaning Up Data Center Power is Dirty Work Data Center Knowledge, July 20, 2015. Image credit: Arthur Caranta Just this month, Facebook announced a 200 MW wind-power contract for its upcoming Texas data center, and Amazon said it had invested in a wind farm of similar capacity in North Carolina to address the energy use of … Read more