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UK Data Centres – Carbon Neutral by 2030?

Data centres are complex system of systems containing everything from enterprise servers to cooling equipment. They were originally built and designed to principles first created in the 1950’s – the world has since moved on.

They are heavy energy users, some estimates put their energy use at 1% of the world’s total energy consumption, but as with all statistics, this figure should be treated with considerable caution. There has been a lot of angst within the environmental community that data centre energy use appears to be spiralling out of control and there have been calls for the industry to do better.