Science - 07/July/2017

Homes wanted for power hungry data centres

Countries with cool climates and reliable supplies of green electricity are favoured locations for these beating hearts of the digital age

APPLE, GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK
The vast stacks of computer servers that store and transmit the world’s digital information are enormous users of electricity and producers of heat. Countries with cool climates, extensive broadband capacity and green power systems are favoured locations for these beating hearts of the digital age. ...

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