Data Centres

Why we all should consider the carbon footprint of ‘dark data’

For many, sectors such as construction, aviation and heavy industry are the first that come to mind when considering the…

What is being done to make data centres sustainable?

Digital technology, including data centres, has been playing an increasing crucial role in the business world and, more broadly in…

Market design matters in the REPowerEU push to electrify

REPowerEU is poised to propel member states rapidly and resolutely towards greater energy security through measures that include an intensified…

Karina Rigby, Eaton: Energy transition means “everything as a grid”

Power management company Eaton is in the ‘sweet spot’ of the energy transition and paradigm shift to a carbon-neutral society,…

Data centres, demand response and decarbonising the cloud

"People often ask me why data centres use so much energy,” says Tor Björn Minde from the state-owned Research Institutes…

Data centres must be primed for grid support – report

Data centres could play a crucial role in supporting the grid and greater integration of renewables in Europe by 2030,…

Digital emissions expected to outpace steel and cement in China

Carbon emissions from China’s digital infrastructure, including data centres and 5G base stations, will continue to rise in the coming…

Opinion: Digital tech can turbocharge the energy transition

"We make all kinds of physical things smarter," said Jon Lindén, CEO and co-founder of  Ekkono, a Swedish software start-up,…

Canada: The best country for energy-efficient data centres

Canada is the country to which companies should head if they want to build or rely on data centres that…

How a French electrical company became a digital energy leader

More than 20 years ago I was a recent graduate shlepping out to the suburbs of Paris to teach English…