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CyrusOne moves London sites to 100% renewable energy

CyrusOne, a premier global data centre REIT, has announced that its London I and London II data centre facilities are now running on a 100% renewable energy tariff, a move which the company says will transfer energy annual usage equivalent to 52,000 households to zero-emissions sources. Comprising a combined 23MW of IT power, both CyrusOne’s […]


Orange Belgium opens secure and eco-efficient data centre in Antwerp

Orange Belgium has opened a new highly secure and eco-efficient data centre in Hoboken, Antwerp. The 1,000 m² data centre will help Orange to manage the growing demand for mobile usage of its customers by handling the billions of day-to-day connections Orange customers make to surf, call and SMS. Orange Belgium invested more than €14 […]


Delta’s UPS and DCIM systems power new green data centre and data lab

Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, has announced its DPH 500kVA modular uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and InfraSuite Manager data centre information management (DCIM) system are now in operation at Bytesnet’s new d’Root data centre at Zernike Campus Groningen in the Netherlands. The DPH 500kVA UPS delivers fully rated power (kVA=kW) […]


Nexans completes project to connect wind farm to Scotland’s power grid

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target for renewable energy resources to meet 100% of the country’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. Large onshore wind farms will play a key role in meeting this target, such as the 88 MW Kype Muir wind farm, where Nexans has just completed a project to provide […]


MIRIS to generate sustainable edge data centre networks across Nordics

Nokia has announced that MIRIS, a leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm, will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data centre technology to support delivery of Smart City services in business parks and residential areas. MIRIS plans to build data centres in around 20 urban locations in Norway during 2019, followed by a wider rollout across […]


Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland

In the course of the electric initiative, Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the polish site in Jawor and thus extend the global battery production network of up to nine factories. “We will electrify the complete portfolio until 2022 and will be able to offer in each segment various electrified alternatives to our […]


Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of data centres

Super Micro Computer, Inc, a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has released its first annual Data Centers and The Environment survey report. The rapid growth of large-scale data centres brings both business and environmental challenges to data centre managers. The report is targeted to help data centre managers […]


Companies sign landmark agreement of 400 MW PV project in Spain

Sungrow, a global-leading inverter solution supplier for renewables announced it has supplied its 1500V inverters, including a complete local medium voltage solution, to a 400 MW solar PV installation. Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente has already started the construction of the first parks located in Cáceres, Valladolid, Salamanca, Toledo, Cuenca and Huesca. The generated electricity […]


Renewable energy projects to provide electricity to 2.4 million people

Hundreds of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa will get access to electricity for the first time thanks to an extra £100 million of funding from the UK government. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to 40 more renewable energy projects over the next five years. […]


Siemens Gamesa to supply SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a […]