EBay Plans Data Center That Will Use Alternative Energy

Jun 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Business

EBay plans to build a data center to handle its billions of dollars in retail transactions that will draw its power from alternative energy fuel cells rather than the national power grid, which is heavily dependent on coal plants.

It will be the first major tech company to use alternative power as a primary source for energy-hungry data centers, although the new center will connect to the electricity grid for backup.

For more on this story, visit: EBay Plans Data Center That Will Use Alternative Energy – NYTimes.com.

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