SAP Data Centres To Run on 100 Percent Renewable Power

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SAP Data Centres To Run on 100 Percent Renewable Power

New approach signals SAP efforts to move towards a green cloud
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 8:05am

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Enterprise software provider SAP has announced it plans to have all of its its data centres running entirely on renewable energy sources.

The news will help the company minimise its carbon footprint as it looks to move towards a cloud business model, and is part of a larger initiative to move customer systems to a green cloud in order to further eliminate carbon emissions. The move emphasises SAP’s commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from operations to levels of the year 2000 by 2020.

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“Committing to 100 percent renewable electricity in our data centers and facilities is a natural consequence of our business model shift into the cloud,” Peter Graf, SAP’s chief sustainability officer said of the news.

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Keywords: Energy | SAP | carbon footprint | data centres | green cloud | renewable energy

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