Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller,

Colo Customers Organize to Seek Greener PowerSAN DIEGO, Calif. – If you operate a huge cloud campus, you have lots of options to procure renewable energy to support your data centers. If you’re a customer in a colocation facility, your choices are less clear.

A group of large tech companies is seeking to improve the green power options available to colocation customers. Fourteen companies are working with non-profit BSR, which has developed the Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers’ Principles to outline best practices for using renewable energy in multi-tenant facilities.

“If you’re Facebook you can build your own data center and choose your own power,” said Kelly Gallo, a Manager with the Future of Internet Power initiative at BSR. “If you’re not, it’s a challenge to work with your colocation provider to find options.”

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