Data centre growth a challenge for emissions reduction targets
Report from clean energy researcher finds data centre demand for electricity is inflexible where renewable energy supplies require flexibility
The growth of data centres in Ireland represents a challenge to emissions reduction targets and the security of energy supply, according to a new report from a leading energy researcher at University College Cork (UCC).
The report was conducted by Dr Paul Deane, a senior researcher in clean energy futures at UCC, and commissioned by the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament.
On energy security, the report found that data centres add large amounts of ...