Study by Greenpeace and the North China Electric Power University says soaring power consumption from internet data centres is expected to result in higher carbon dioxide emissions from China’s coal-fired power plants. Photo: Xinhua

Big data to ‘put big pressure on China’s clean energy goals’

  • Greenpeace and the North China Electric Power University say demand from internet data centres will be met by coal-fired power plants
  • Internet giants have ‘unprecedented opportunities’ to drive country’s economy towards green energy
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Study by Greenpeace and the North China Electric Power University says soaring power consumption from internet data centres is expected to result in higher carbon dioxide emissions from China’s coal-fired power plants. Photo: Xinhua
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