NTT Global Data Centers Americas is now offering a power solution that is both 100 percent renewable and 100 percent available, backed by a 100 percent uptime service level agreement (SLA), to customers in its three data centers in Sacramento, California.
When utilizing all of the available 52.7 megawatts of renewable energy power, NTT Global Data Centers Americas interconnected, 680,000 square-foot Sacramento data center campus will reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a level approximately equivalent to those produced by more than 73,000 passenger vehicles or 375 million pounds of burned coal over the course of a year.
Although NTT Global Data Centers Americas Sacramento CA1 and CA2 Data Centers are sold out of capacity, NTT Global Data Centers Americas award-winning CA3 data center has 14 megawatts of critical power available today. CA3 offers customers 180,000 square feet of space for customized, build-to-suit solutions, 70,000 square feet of raised floor space, and 5,000 square feet of Class A office space.
In addition, NTT Global Data Centers Americas is offering this renewable energy package to customers without an increase in power costs. This will enable Sacramento customers to still save up to 40% on power costs in Sacramento as compared to the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Beyond the cost savings, Sacramento is appealing to data center managers for many other reasons. California’s capital city is located outside the earthquake zone, features a growing population of tech companies and professionals, and offers much lower network latency to the Bay Area than data centers in Reno, Las Vegas or Phoenix.
NTT Global Data Centers Americas negotiated this new 100% renewable energy package with SMUD, Sacramento’s community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider. SMUD offers power made from renewable resources like wind, water, sun and biomass.