Comcast aims to double its network energy efficiency by 2030. The company made the announcement at the Cable Tec Expo 2022 conference, which is being held this week in Philadelphia.
If achieved, the move will reduce electricity used per terabyte by half. Comcast says that the reduction is the result of virtualized platforms that feature more centralized locations for headends, hubs and data centers and use of more efficient technologies that cut hardware space and energy requirements.
Comcast’s goal is to be carbon neutral by 2035 for scope 1 and scope 2 emissions across its global footprint. Scope 1 and 2 are direct and indirect emissions that a company owns and controls.
Comcast purchased renewable energy certificates and gave them to the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers to power the conference.
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