2014 Forum – Powering Data Centers With Renewable Energy

08 October, 2014 | Presentation

Austin Brown, NREL Mathew Loving, Schneider Electric Gary Demasi, Google Ryan Schuchard, Business Sustainability Roundtable

Many members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry are taking a strong leadership role in sustainability. To complement efficiency efforts, data centers are now incorporating previously unprecedented amounts of renewable energy through a wide variety of methods, depending on the company energy profile, corporate strategy, geography, and resources of available sites, public policy, and other factors. This session covers success stories, challenges still facing the industry, and a synthesis of renewable energies overall past and future impacts as a key part of corporate strategy. The discussion is a useful resource for companies seeking to engage in sourcing renewable energy or leveraging their investments to make a larger impact.