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Jul 30 2015

Has Apple Ushered in the Era of Viable Clean Power?

Bill Thomas , Director, Origination, First Solar

Apple will buy clean energy from First Solar’s California Flats project in Monterey County with the intention of powering 100 percent of its operations with renewables. The $848M, 25-year power-purchase agreement from the 130MW plant - operational in the year 2016 - is the largest solar contract signed by a commercial user, representing around 13% of the entire US commercial and industrial power capacity installed last year. What does it portend for data centers?

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Strategies to Maximize Your Data Center Investment

Tony Walker, Data Center Strategy & Business Development, TE Connectivity

Upgrading an aging data center is time and capital costly. Proper planning and the right solution decisions help protect your data center investment to migrate to meet your growing, changing business needs. This session covers the importance of planning, designing your facilities for the long term to maximize your investment. Discussed will be the importance of the passive infrastructure ecosystem and the proper migration strategy to get the most out of your data center.

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