Majority of voters believe data centres should be restricted
Fifty-nine per cent of those polled by Red C want data centre development to be controlled to reduce the risk of electricity ‘rolling blackouts’
A majority of voters want to restrict the growth of new data centres to reduce the risk of electricity blackouts and help the country achieve its climate change targets, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.
Last week, there were two electricity system amber alerts issued to warn of a shortfall in electricity generation that could lead to blackouts.
Seven such alerts have been issued in the past 15 months, compared...
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