STT GDC India Sources RE From O2 Power For Its Bengaluru Datacenters

Highlights :

  • The renewable energy purchase will be made under captive structure.
  • STT GDC India currently sources about 36% of the energy used in all of its facilities from renewable sources.

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India (STT GDC India) will be purchasing renewable energy from O2 Energy to power its Bengaluru facility in Karnataka. STT GDC India has announced a partnership with O2 Renewable Energy (IV) Private Limited, a subsidiary of O2 Energy where the RE purchase will be made under captive structure.

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Sumit Mukhija, CEO, STT GDC India, said, “This partnership with O2 Power, one of India’s leading renewable energy platforms, further demonstrates our resolve in adopting and promoting sustainable best practices in our facilities and steering the overall sector in the same direction. We are also actively collaborating with regulators, government and energy generation firms and exploring opportunities and frameworks eventually achieve carbon-neutral data centre operations across our facilities in India by 2030.”

Rakesh Garg, Co-founder and Head of wind vertical, O2 Power, stated, “STT GDC India is a prestigious client in O2 Power’s growing C&I portfolio. This strengthens customer confidence in our execution and delivery capabilities. O2 Power is geared towards making green and clean power available to businesses across scale, size and segment.”

STT GDC India said that it’s committed to operating carbon-neutral data centres by 2030. It currently sources about 36% of the energy used in all of its facilities from renewable sources, making it one of the largest users of renewable sources among data centre operators in India.

By 2026, the firm expects to achieve a yearly reduction of over 380,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions through a combination of best practices and operational excellence, and cooperation with renewable energy suppliers and partners including O2 Power.

Global Data Centres India Private Limited is a majority-owned subsidiary of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, Singapore. STT GDC India has been managing the India’s largest raised floor area and with 200MW of critical IT load with now 21 facilities in 9 major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Noida.

In November, 2022, STT GDC India signed an MoU with Karnataka to establish data centres in the state with a total estimated investment of around Rs. 1,500 crores. It recently published its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report under which the company wants to achieve carbon neutrality through increasing its share of carbon-free electricity sources and purchasing & retiring carbon credits.

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