Circular Economy

How data centres can join the circular economy to become greener

Image shows wires protruding from a data centre illustrating how energy intensive they are and why they should become part of the circular economy.                                                                                                                         illustrating how energy intensive they are and showing why hejn

Data centres are energy intensive, but by becoming part of the circular economy they become a lot more sustainable. Image: Unsplash/Jordan Harrison

Carsten Baumann
Director Strategic Initiatives & Solution Architect, Schneider Electric
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