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    • Highlights in Sustainability

      A New Initiative Celebrates Performance, Safety and Sustainability of Zinc Batteries

      It’s not often an industry throws a party, but the Zinc Battery Initiative (ZBI) sure feels like one to us. The fun started last year when the International Zinc Association formed ZBI to promote rechargeable zinc batteries’ remarkable story and promote their advantages across many applications. While each participating member has its own proprietary technology, […]

      April 28, 2021
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      Comparing the Climate Impact of Batteries on Data Center Sustainability

      To make deeper cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, data center operators need to take a look at the bigger picture. In a prior blog post, we pointed out how lead-acid batteries are a data center sustainability challenge hiding in plain sight. Lead-acid batteries contain significant amounts of lead and other hazardous materials that create […]

      March 9, 2021
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      The Hidden Sustainability Challenge in your Data Center

      Data centers make a big impact in our world. The number of data centers across the globe rose to roughly 9,100 in 2019 from 7,500 in 2018.[1] As a result, data center electricity consumption is projected to increase to roughly 140 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020 in the U.S. alone, which equates to about 150 million metric […]

      February 9, 2021
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