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Europe Taps Tech’s Power-Hungry Data Centers to Heat Homes

Posted on AllSides December 29th, 2022
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With an energy crisis hitting Europe, governments are exploring ways to recycle electricity used on social-media scrolling, conference calls and video streaming to help heat homes and offices.

Electricity-hungry data centers are seeing huge growth in usage, leading to pressure from European officials to funnel the excess heat generated by their computer chips into municipal heating networks.

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