A report from Greenpeace East Asia highlights the significant amount of emissions produced by internet use in China, and the need for the sector to run on 100% renewables by 2030.
Digitalisation could accelerate the energy transition and take the world to net zero, but the sector's own energy consumption and security concerns are potential flashpoints.
As increasing numbers of countries aim for net-zero emissions through digitalisation. An index from the New Statesman Media Group reveals Canada to be the top country in which to build low-energy data centres.
Schneider Electric is providing digital solutions to help customers become more energy efficient, the company's energy management expert, Philippe Delorme, tells Energy Monitor.