Friday, September 09, 2011

Google Details Electricity Usage of Its Data Centers - NYTimes.com

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While the electricity figures may seem large, the company asserts that the world is a greener place because people use less energy as a result of the billions of operations carried out in Google data centers. Google says people should consider things like the amount of gasoline saved when someone conducts a Google search rather than, say, drives to the library. “They look big in the small context,” Urs Hoelzle, Google’s senior vice president for technical infrastructure, said in an interview.

Google Details Electricity Usage of Its Data Centers - NYTimes.com

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