Latest update: 26/02/2013
Data centres: incentives for going green
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, servers are ready to respond to the explosion of digital information that we generate every time we use the internet. These data centres can use more electricity than a small town, and up to a whopping 90% of it is wasted. High-tech giants are now looking to put their machines on a miracle energy diet. France 24 went to California to find out more.