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Yahoo: Weather a Key Benefit of NY Location

In a sign of the growing importance of free cooling in data center site location, representatives of Yahoo cited the cool weather in Western New York as a factor in the company's interest in building a $150 million data center project in Lockport. Yahoo senior director of operations Scott Noteboom said the company was planning for its "most efficient design to date,"  with an approach intended to lessen usage of water and power. Here's a video report posted by Buffalo TV station WIVB.This video runs about 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

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