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Data Centers Continue to Proliferate While Their Energy Use Plateaus

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In the first comprehensive energy analysis of data centers in nearly 10 years, Lab researchers Arman Shehabi, Dale Sartor, Sarah Smith, Richard Brown, and Magnus Herrlin found that electricity consumption by data centers nationwide, after rising for more than a decade, started to plateau in 2010 and has remained steady since. More>