aruba s.p.a. has announced that its global cloud data center on a 200,000-square meter campus in ponte san pietro, italy (minutes from milan) will incorporate hydroelectric power, cold underground water, and photovoltaic solar panels to be fully powered by renewable energy.
aruba s.p.a. has opened a new sustainable data center in italy. (aruba s.p.a.)
the company claims that the data center is 100 percent green. the website said, “the data center has been designed to make the most of every possible solution to reduce its impact on the environment as much as possible, without compromising the maximum guaranteed standards for reliability and performance. it is also supplied with 100% renewable energy, from sources certified by the european guarantee of origin (go).”
the data center uses a groundwater geothermal cooling system for the primary circuits. it uses heat exchangers to cool the secondary circuits towards the data room and the chiller only work in the case of an emergency.
aruba said that the data center can produce up to 90 mw of power through its self-produced hydroelectric and solar capabilities.
learn more about the data center in the video below: