Topic: sustainability

Google Cloud now indicates which regions have the lowest carbon impact

Google Cloud now indicates the regions with the lowest carbon impact inside Cloud Console location selectors for Cloud Run and Datastream.  Regions that have a CFE percentage of at least 75% will be featured as a “Lowest CO2” region or a grid carbon intensity of no more than 200 gCO2eq/kWh.During pre-release tests, users were 19% … continue reading

Report: 5G could increase total network energy consumption by almost 200 percent over the next several years

The hype around 5G is continuing to grow, especially after the buzz about the technology from this week’s MWC in Barcelona. But a new report from Vertiv and 451 Research has revealed concerns around higher energy costs as a result of the new technology. According to the survey, which questioned over 100 telecom operators, 90 … continue reading

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