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KDCR opts for renewable switch at Citywest

David O’Byrne, SSE Airtricity and Gary Watson, Keppel

22 May 2017

KDCR is to switch its Keppel DC Dublin 1 data centre in Citywest entirely to renewable power following a deal with SSE Airtricity.

Moving to renewable energy is expected to deliver a reduction in CO2 emmissions of at least 11,000 tonnes per year.

“SSE Airtricity knows the importance of partnering with customers who share our commitment towards providing cleaner energy for now and for future generations to come. We’re proud that KDCR has chosen SSE Airtricity to provide reliable and secure green energy to the KDC Dublin 1 data centre,” said David O’Byrne, industrial & commercial sales manager, SSE Airtricity.

Gary Watson, general manager of Keppel DC Dublin 1, said: “Environmental consciousness and energy efficiency are ranking higher on the checklist for data centre clients, and we are committed to conduct our business in an environmentally-benign manner. We are confident that Keppel DC Dublin 1, with its greener footprint, as well as high resiliency and low latency connectivity, will meet the needs of clients seeking quality and sustainable data centres.”

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