Meter Reading: Data Centers Massive Energy Waste, Refiners Await Keystone, and More
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A new investigation by the New York Times reveals massive energy waste behind our information economy.
In Port Arthur, Tex., refiners await uncertain benefits from Keystone XL pipeline — “What happens to the Canadian oil once it arrives in this port is central to the debate over the need to build the Keystone XL.” — Washington Post
Data Centers Waste Vast Amounts of Energy, Belying Industry Image — “Most data centers, by design, consume vast amounts of energy in an incongruously wasteful manner, interviews and documents show.” — New York Times
Steffy: Fixing Texas’ power market woes – ”We made it through the summer, and the lights stayed on. The question hanging over Texas’ deregulated electricity market, though, is: What happens next?” — Fuel Fix