Getting the green from the grey

The world’s data centers consumed 416.2 Terawatt hours of electricity last year. If the estimates are accurate, over the next decade the world’s data centers will consume roughly three times the amount of electricity they do today. From an environmental perspective, that means that data centers are using 3 percent of global energy usage and are responsible for 2 percent of greenhouse gases.

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