02 Jun '11, 10am

ensin Climate Group huomaa Aallon tutkimuksen, nyt Guardian kirjoittaa H:gin energiatehokkaasta konekeskuksesta:

Google's new data centre in Hamina, Finland, will be cooled exclusively with sea water, a side benefit from the location and previous use of the facility. The data centre is situated in a former paper mill built in the 1950s by the Gulf of Finland. FURTHER READING Google buys £34m stake in giant 1.5GW California wind farm Google strengthens wind farm connection "Our team was really anxious to utilize the opportunities of it being right near the gulf to come up with an innovative and very efficient cooling system," Joe Kava, Google's senior director of datacenter construction and operations, said in a video posted by Google . Using existing tunnels connected to the facility, Google will bring in cool sea water, run it through heat exchangers to disperse the heat from the servers, and then mix that warm water with cold water so it is around the same temperature as the water ...

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