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Data Center Power Drain [Video]

In a recent news report from, CBS showed a video on what’s being done to make San Francisco’s data centers more energy efficient.

In the “On the Greenbeat” segment, reporter Jeffrey Schaub talks to Mark Breamfitt at PG&E and Miles Kelley at 365 Main about how utilities companies and the IT industry are working to reduce overall energy consumption. According to the report, each of 365 Main’s three Bay Area data centers uses as much power as a 150 story skyscraper, with 40 percent of that power used to cool the computers.