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Earth Day 2023: Go Green with TurnKey Internet   no comments

Apr 4, 2023 @ 9:00am data center

Earth Day is a global event celebrated annually on April 22nd to raise awareness about the need to protect the environment and promote sustainability. As the world becomes more dependent on technology, it’s essential to consider the impact of technology on the environment. One way to minimize this impact is by creating green data centers.

Data centers are facilities that house computer systems and related components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. They are essential for modern businesses, governments, and institutions, as they provide a centralized location for data processing, storage, and dissemination. However, data centers consume a considerable amount of energy, which contributes to the emission of greenhouse gases and other harmful pollutants.

Green data centers are designed to be environmentally friendly, using energy-efficient technologies and practices to minimize their impact on the environment. Here are some of the ways green data centers help reduce energy consumption and promote sustainability:

  1. Efficient cooling systems: Traditional data centers use air conditioning systems to keep servers cool, which can be very energy-intensive. Green data centers use efficient cooling technologies, such as Cold Containment systems, to reduce energy consumption.
  2. Renewable energy sources: Green data centers use renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric power, to generate electricity. This reduces the reliance on fossil fuels and helps to minimize greenhouse gas emissions.
  3. Virtualization: Green data centers use virtualization technology to consolidate multiple physical servers into a single virtual server. This reduces the number of physical servers needed, which in turn reduces energy consumption.
  4. Energy-efficient hardware: Green data centers use energy-efficient hardware, such as solid-state drives and low-power processors, to minimize energy consumption.
  5. Recycling: Green data centers have recycling programs in place to ensure that old equipment is properly disposed of or repurposed, reducing waste and minimizing the impact on the environment.

By adopting these practices, green data centers help to minimize the impact of technology on the environment while still providing essential services to businesses, governments and organizations.

TurnKey Internet’s Green Data Center

At TurnKey Internet, we take green seriously. Our green data center is the choice of clients in over 100 countries who turn to TurnKey as both an economical and ecological answer to their IT needs.

Our environmentally-conscious approach assures low-impact, low-energy answers to everyday cloud-hosting needs by leveraging the most robust clean energy systems available today, while maintaining the highest level of data center reliability and performance.

TurnKey Internet’s data center leverages only green clean energy, including our on-site solar power plan and Hydro Electric power feed from New York’s Recharge New York program. In addition to this our data center is among the most efficiently designed system in the world, utilizing advanced cooling techniques and modern technology to provide a clean, and precisely cooled facility to the highest standards.

The U.S. Government’s Environmental Protection Agency designated our New York Data Center as the 37th in all of the United States, and second located in New York as a certified Energy Star Data Center. TurnKey Internet also earned the Environmental Excellence Award from New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation, in recognition of our innovative facility design and outstanding commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility and economic viability.

As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s essential to recognize the role that green data centers play in promoting sustainability and protecting the planet for future generations. To help celebrate, we are offering a promotional discount on our Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, and Web Hosting solutions. Use coupon code GREEN at checkout for 15% off your order!

For more information on TurnKey Internet’s green data center and cloud hosted solutions, visit

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Written by David Maurer on April 4th, 2023

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