Green Data Centers

Bank Data Center Selects Fuel Cells from ClearEdge Power

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The case for implementing fuel cells in data center applications has risen in recent years – showcasing the desire to use green energy, as well as reduce reliance on expensive ‘just in case’ power equipment. Looking to transform power generation with innovative solutions, Oregon-based ClearEdge Power has had a number of implementation wins for its PureCell fuel cell technology. Read More

Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

Serious Server Density: Packed racks of servers in an IT-PAC at the new Microsoft data center in Quincy, Washington (Photo: Microsoft Corp.)

Microsoft wants to bring power generation inside the rack, and make data centers cheaper and greener in the process. The company says it will test racks with built-in fuel cells, a move that would eliminate the need for expensive power distribution systems seen in traditional data centers. Read More

Portugal Telecom’s High-Concept Green Data Center

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Portugal Telcom recently unveiled an ambitious new data center project that seeks to combine progressive architecture, sustainability and the latest in IT technology. The $120 million complex opened with 37 customers, and is expected to eventually span 800,000 square feet. Read More

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