Flare Gas Data Center Company Crusoe Picks HPE for Green GenAI

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced its HPE Cray supercomputers were selected by Crusoe, a builder of modular data centers, to power new cloud services designed to drive sustainable computing for generative AI and other compute-intensive workloads. Crusoe will leverage custom HPE Cray XD supercomputers to train and tune large-scale AI models….

TSMC Moves Its Renewable Energy Target Forward to 2040

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Sep. 15, 2023 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced an acceleration of its RE100 sustainability timetable, moving its target for 100 percent renewable energy consumption for all global operations forward to 2040 from 2050. TSMC also raised its 2030 target for company-wide renewable energy consumption to 60 percent from 40 […]

Verne Global Receives $100M Loan from Digital 9

According to a news report from Alliance News, Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC on Monday said it signed a USD$100 million green loan debt facility for Verne Global Iceland, the colo data center services provider, with a fixed-term of five years maturing in June 2028. According to the story by Greg Rosenvinge of Alliance News, this includes […]

Alces Flight and Deep Green Partner on UK HPC Carbon Output

Bicester, UK and London — May 23, 2023 — The teams at Alces Flight and Deep Green have announced a partnership focused on the use of micro data centres to power HPC and edge workloads. Deep Green’s “data furnace” technology is designed to efficiently transforms the heat from its servers into useful hot water for district […]

Lenovo and Intel Partner for Sustainable HPC and AI at Imperial College London

London – May 16, 2023 — Imperial College London has signed a joint collaboration with Lenovo and Intel to deliver more sustainable High Performance Computing (HPC) as part of their central Research Computing Service (RCS). The agreement also creates a new ICICLE collaboration, in which Lenovo and Intel will support access to a range of long-term […]

@HPCpodcast: Former AWS Sustainability VP on the State of Decarbonization in HPC and IT

The growing imperative of ESG- and carbon-related issues in the HPC industry – and in IT generally – is the topic of this week’s @HPCpodcast episode (sponsored by Lenovo). Shahin and Doug speak with Adrian Cockcroft, an analyst colleague of Shahin’s at OrionX and former vice president of sustainability architecture at Amazon Web Services, where he helped customers apply sustainability practices to their businesses. The good news shared by Adrian is that Big Tech companies and IT in general are decarbonizing more effectively than had been expected a few years ago. Even as systems become denser and hotter, data centers increasingly are adopting renewable energy sources, liquid cooling and other measures that reduce usage of carbon-based energy sources. He tells us that on a per-watts basis, the IT industry has plateaued – though, of course, total watts consumed continues to climb.

LiquidStack Secures Series B Funding from Trane Technologies

BOSTON, March 22, 2023 — LiquidStack, maker of liquid immersion cooling solutions for data centers, has received an investment from Trane Technologies, a climate company. Trane Technologies, through its strategic brand Trane, is a sustainable heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company and an infrastructure supplier to the data center industry. The investment will support […]

LUMI Wins Green Data Centre Award

London — March 8 — The LUMI data center has been recognized in the 2023 Data Centre World Awards for the Green Data Centre of the Year. The award was presented at the Data Centre World event in London on 8 March 2023. LUMI is an HPE-Cray EX supercomputer powered by AMD EPYC CPUs and […]

Verne Global Announces New COO, CFO, GC

11th January 2023 – Verne Global, provider of sustainable data centre solutions for high intensity computing, has today announced the expansion of its senior leadership team with three key appointments: Mike Allen as Chief Operating Officer; Kate Hennessy as Chief Financial Officer; and Hildegard van Zyl as General Counsel. As part of Digital 9 Infrastructure plc’ s (D9) portfolio of […]

atNorth Acquires 2 Data Centers in Finland

Stockholm –  January 4, 2023 – atNorth Holding AB, a pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire two data center facilities in Finland from Advania AB (”Advania” ). The company said the acquisition will fuel atNorth’s expansion in the region, as the company also […]