Data centers + cloud

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Google: Geothermal could follow 'similar trajectory' to solar

The tech giant’s first geothermal-powered data centers are live in Nevada.

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Inside Google’s demand response plans for data centers

The tech giant's data and climate lead Savannah Goodman says performance tracking and policy are up next.


Schneider CTO: The transmission bottleneck requires demand-side solutions

Amid accelerating data center demands and a transmission rollout that Scott Harden says is unlikely to happen fast enough, innovation is focused behind the meter.

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A broken power grid — and an industry waiting to be saved

It’s time to start thinking outside the grid.

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Microsoft’s vision for utility AI integration

“I don't worry about the tech being good enough,” said Microsoft’s Hanna Grene. “I worry about how we change the way we’re working and approaching these problems.”

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The AI ‘wild card’ promises to complicate clean clouds

The unpredictability of energy demand is throwing a wrench in the Big Three’s ambitious clean energy plans.

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Congress takes on AI for the energy transition

In a Thursday hearing, lawmakers asked questions about the energy intensity of data centers and cybersecurity risks.