How are data centers powered sustainably?

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When data centers use about 1% of electricity in the world, it can seem impossible to power them in a sustainable way, but these Google data centers are becoming carbon free by 2030. How does a global technology company with a constant need for electricity cut all of its carbon emissions within a decade? In this episode, Alexandrina Garcia-Verdin talks about the path to sustainability, including cheap renewable energy, improvements in efficiency, higher density batteries, and much more!

0:00 – Intro
0:20 – How are data centers powered?
0:46 – How can Google eliminate all its carbon emissions?
2:35 – AI efficiency recommendation system
4:25 – Using data to tell when energy is clean

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product: Cloud – General; fullname: Alexandrina Garcia-Verdin;

Duration: 00:06:02
Publisher: Google Cloud
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