Bandwidth Blog & Smile 90.4FM Tech Tuesday: Google geothermal data centres

In a groundbreaking initiative, Google has initiated a geothermal project in Nevada, in collaboration with startup Fervo, to provide clean energy to its data centres. Unlike traditional geothermal plants, this project employs innovative technology, generating 3.5 MW, equivalent to powering approximately 750 homes. The electricity produced will be integrated into the local grid, serving two Google data centres near Las Vegas and Reno, aligning with Google’s commitment to operate on carbon pollution-free electricity 24/7 by 2030.

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In this week’s Tech Tuesday segment on Smile 90.4FM we discuss how Google is employing geothermal energy to power its data centres.

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