Data centers: anticipating and planning digital storage
With the explosion of the digitalization of the economy and data exchanges, the health crisis has confirmed the growth of the spatial and environmental footprint of data centers in the Paris Region (Île-de-France), as everywhere in the world. Whereas local administrations are seeking a better comprehension of data centers, experiments conducted in Europe make it possible to enrich reflections on a hosting strategy adapted to the Île-de-France.
The spatial and energy impact of data centers on the territories
Synthesis of the ENERNUM project
The spatial and energy impact of data centers is becoming more and more impacting for territories, given the unprecedented and massive growth of data creation and exchanges, leading to large storage needs. Data centers are very diverse in size, use, stakeholders and sitings. ...