Schumer: NYPA Can Meet Yahoo’s Power Needs

Earlier we reported Yahoo’s interest in building a data center in western New York. In this video, New York Senator Chuck Schumer talks about Yahoo’s interest in the area and his discussions with Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz. Schumer says Yahoo is seeking a facility to serve the entire northeast and is considering other states, but that New York has advantages in cheap real estate and clean power. He insists the local power authority is “right in the ballpark” on Yahoo’s power requirements. This video from runs about 8 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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