Public officials, members of the community, industry colleagues and the Quantum Loophole team planted dozens of native canopy trees at the June 2022 groundbreaking and tree planting celebration.
Originally posted on Data Center POST
In 2021, digital infrastructure included 7 million data centers worldwide representing 105GW of power capacity consuming 594TWhs of energy. This equates to 2.4% of global energy consumption. Major players such as Meta, Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services have joined innovative initiatives to help battle climate change. A powerful example is the iMasons Climate Accord (ICA).
The ICA is a historic coalition of 129 companies and growing, designed to govern a methodology to measure and reduce carbon in the infrastructure through products, power, and materials. The objective is global carbon accounting of digital infrastructure influencing market-based decisions to drive the industry to achieve carbon neutrality.
Quantum Loophole, Inc., an innovative developer of first-of-its-kind Gigawatt-scale master planned data center communities, announces that the company has joined the ICA, signing an industry-wide pledge to battle climate change by reducing data center carbon output. Quantum Loophole intends to leverage ICA’s open standard guidelines to report carbon output from data center power, materials and products.
Quantum Loophole’s digital infrastructure platform and business model encompassing land, power, fiber, and water brings unique scale and a multi-customer multiplier effect to the Accord. Joining the ICA furthers the company’s efforts in revolutionizing the data center site selection process with a first-of-its-kind master planned approach, holistically accounting for environment, community, and purposely designed land for data center development.
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