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How these Villanova researchers are making data centers more energy efficient

Because "The Cloud" is a power-hungry beast.

Data centers — both the big server farms that house “The Cloud” and the small systems storing company data — use over two percent of the nation’s power. According to a recent report on 2013, that’s enough electricity to run all of New York City’s households twice over.

A team of researchers from Villanova University is working to chip away at that figure, by capturing the heat that servers spit out and turning it into electricity.

Read how on NewsWorks
Companies: Villanova University

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