Aligned Energy matches 100% of IT load across its data centres with renewable energy



Andrew Schaap Andrew Schaap, CEO, Aligned Energy

With the company’s sustainability program, Aligned continues its commitment to the Future of Internet Power’s (FOIP) Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers’ Principles.

Aligned Energy has increased its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability by matching 100% of the IT loads across the company’s data centre portfolio with renewable energy.

The company revealed that it will provide written attestation to its customers in accordance with FOIP’s documentation requirements for supplier-procured renewable energy.

“Aligned is committed to powering our data centre portfolio with renewable, clean energy and working with clients to achieve our shared carbon-reduction goals,” said Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned.

“Our focus is to provide ultra-efficient, rapidly deployable, and sustainable data centre solutions that enable customers to scale easily and efficiently as their business grows, while supporting a clean energy future.”

The company added that allowing customers to expand on-demand sustainably is an essential element of Aligned’s adaptive data centres, which features the company’s Delta3 technology.


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Aligned’s cooling system requires up to 80% less energy and consumes up to 85% less water with the ability to run waterless, according to the company.

The company also employs a commitment to sustainable supply chain practices, data centre design, construction and interior fit-out, as well as operations.

Sustainability initiatives by the company, are driven by a cross-functional Sustainability Committee comprised of leadership from the Company’s Customer Experience, Design & Construction, Operations, Innovation and Technology, Finance, Audit and Compliance, and Branding divisions.

Last month, IT solutions provider Datto selected Aligned Energy’s Salt Lake Metro data centre for its ongoing expansion.

Datto offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business management, and file backup and sync solutions that help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to compete in vertical markets across the globe.

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