Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry.

In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Phillip Sandino, Vice President of Data Center Operations at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how data centers can improve their renewable energy usage. 

Data center customers want 100% renewable energy. Data center operators would love to offer it. Utilities are eager to deliver it.

But as much as we would love to proclaim a 100% renewables energy world today, we’re not there yet, despite what some confusing headlines say.

For the data center industry, when it comes to renewable energy we need to follow the principle we learned in our Intro to Economics class – caveat emptor or “let the buyer beware.”

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