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| June 3, 2014

Dublin, Ireland

Microsoft’s Dublin¬†data center helps to power their global cloud computing operation.¬†Although this facility is smaller than most of Microsoft’s, it has proven to be extremely efficient. This data center operates at a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of 1.25. Most others in the industry average a PUE of 2.0. The exceptional PUE gains an edge from the facility’s ability to use outside air to cool the data center as well as strategic server pod design.

Metric Value Ranking
Size (sq. ft.) 550,000 N/A
Investment ($) 650 million N/A
Power Consumed (MW) 16 N/A
Green Power Output (MW) 0 N/A
Green Power Output (%) 100% N/A


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