In pictures: The world's coolest, greenest datacentres

Datacentres are taking advantage of energy saving technologies to run more efficiently in order to be kind to the environment and the bottom line

Power efficiency is the driver for new data centers. It has some of the world’s largest providers scrambling north and toward the shore in order to take advantage of naturally cool air and water that can siphon off the enormous amounts of heat their gigantic computing centers generate. They are also exploring more environmentally friendly power sources such as hydro-electric, solar and fuel cell in order to reduce their carbon footprints. Here are 10 notable examples from around the world.

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