View Full Version : manure could help power data centers

05-23-2010, 07:12 PM
Giving new meaning to the term "server farm," a team of Hewlett-Packard researchers has come up with an idea for an environmentally friendly data center powered by manure.

In a paper set for release this week, HP scientists have proposed using a "biogas" recovery system that would convert livestock waste into methane, to be used as fuel to generate electricity for data centers those cutting-edge computer facilities that serve as the nerve centers for an increasingly Internet-dependent world.


05-24-2010, 11:31 AM
Our server farm is already powered by B.S. half the time.