Apple's Upcoming Danish Data Center Will Help Warm Area Homes

By District Energy posted 06-19-2017 21:58

  

Roger Fingas, Apple Insider
April 21, 2017

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Once complete, Apple's data center in Viborg, Denmark will actually redirect heat to warm homes in the surrounding Jutland region, Apple noted this week.

The center will "capture excess heat from its equipment and conduct it into the local district heating system," Apple explained in its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report. Apple in turn will receive some power from the landscape —in a system designed with help from Aarhus University, agricultural waste will be converted into methane used to generate energy, with a fertilizer byproduct going to local farmers.

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