While digital is driving the industry growth, it is also feeding environmentally damaging consumption. Data centers as the engine of the digital economy are the fastest growing hidden monsters. If we run it inefficiently, it will turn into a power-hunger, heavy carbon and environmental threatening beast. Time to tame it through energy efficiency solutions.
Sectors: Buildings, Digital, District energy, Equipment and appliances, Industry, Power sector, Renewables
Country / Region: GlobalTags: artificial inteligence, carbon emissions, clean tech, cooling, data, Data Centres, DCIM, digital economy, district energy, energy, energy consumption, energy efficiency, energy management, hardware, industry, internet, internet of things, IOT, private sector investment, public private partnerships, renewable energy, SDG 7, sustainability, sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals, waste heat recycle
Knowledge Object: eLearning
Published by: Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency
Publishing year: 2017