Cable & Telecom

Cogeco Data Services will switch to natural gas for Earth Hour

TORONTO – Thanks to an innovative new backup system, Cogeco Data Services says that it can go green without going dark for Earth Hour.The data communications provider said that during Earth Hour on March 27 from 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm, it will disconnect from the electrical grid and generate its own clean power using its natural gas generator. The generator will power its entire co-location facility using clean burning natural gas, which in turn will reduce the company’s electrical consumption within the City of Toronto by up to 447 KW - the equivalent of powering down 71 residential homes for...

Our industry and COVID-19

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