UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), renowned for operating some of the world’s most powerful computing resources, can now lay claim as a leader in the use of renewable energy to improve the energy efficiency of large data centers. The $13 million project, funded by the Japanese government’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, involves installation of a 250-kilowatt solar farm to power new computers at the TACC research facility in North Austin. For more, read the press release and articles in the Austin American-Statesman, the Texas Tribune, and the Austin Business Journal.
UT Austin partners with Japan on energy efficient data center
Aug. 25, 2015