Server farms use a LOT of energy

The volume of data being generated, transmitted and stored as a result of Internet use has exploded, and specialized facilities called Web server farms or data centers have grown with it. Each facility draws a significant amount of power to run and cool the thousands of computers it takes to keep up with 24/7, fast-growing demand. Just one hidden impact of e-communications.

2 U.S. Dept. of Energy

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