Costa Rica’s renewable energy, a solution to the carbon footprint of the new Internet economy

With the massive use of the Internet and all the apps that run over it, the construction of data centers all around the world has increased drastically in order to handle the vast data processing that is being required. Emails, phone calls, credit card transactions, online shopping, streaming (video or music), location services, and pretty much everything that we do in our lives nowadays requires a data center.

It is not a surprise that data centers have become a corner stone for the global economy, enabling companies to provide all type of services to world but also, increasing considerably the amount of power that is being consumed by the IT Sector all around the globe. 

On the other hand, there is constantly increasing concern about the energy sources that are being used by the IT Sector and the carbon footprint these have to the environment.  Many countries around the world have been implementing means to increase the use of renewable energies and lower their carbon footprint.

Costa Rica has done an outstanding job in this area and has become a reference in renewable energy production, achieving the impressive record of generating more than 98% of the power need during the past 4 years from renewable energies. 

When you add this achievement to the strong data centers infrastructure that the country has, and the strategic position in the middle of the Americas, Costa Rica becomes a real alternative to lowering any company’s IT carbon footprint.

ADN Datacenters wants to be part of this contribution to the world and is focusing its efforts in helping companies improve their IT’s carbon footprint. 

With a robust infrastructure that has provided 100% uptime during the past 7+ years to its customers, a strong information security management system backed by an ISO 27001 certification, and a close, consistent and impressively agile service 24×7, ADN Datacenters is ready to help enterprises increase their business with the minimum impact to the environment.