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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 20-24 July, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 20-24 July, 2015

Date: 20th July 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.

Yorkshire property development firm begins work on £47.1m Tesco distribution centre - July 20 via @insideryorks
Sterling Capitol, the Yorkshire property development and investment company, is set to begin work on a planned development programme, following the recent £47.1 million sale of the Tesco distribution centre at Capitol Park, Goole.

Oracle Reveals Plans For Indian Data Centres - July 20 via @TechWeekEurope
Oracle chases Microsoft in establishing data centre presence in India to meet growth in demand.

Hydro66 signs up for renewable energy in Sweden - July 20 via @dcdnews
British-owned colocation provider Hydro66 has signed a supply agreement for two years of 100 percent renewable energy for its upcoming site in Boden, Northern Sweden, where the annual mean temperature stands at -1.3°C.

West Yorkshire Police award Esh Group £10m contract - July 21 via @bdaily
Esh Facilities won a three year contract to provide planned maintenance and reactive repairs to West Yorkshire Police. The deal could potentially be extended a further two years and is worth up to £10m.

BAM set for £24m Waid academy in Fife - Jul 21 via @ConstructionEnq
Fife Council has given the planning green light for an 800 place secondary school within the Fife Town of Anstruther.

Planning permission granted for £100m Glasgow mixed-use development - Jul 22 via @HVN_Plus
Council planners have granted BAM Construct and Taylor Clark Properties planning permission to begin construction on the £100m Atlantic Square development.

HP in 112 MW wind agreement to support Texas datacenters - Jul 22 via @datacentresnews
Global IT giant HP has announced that it has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement for 112 megawatts of wind power with renewable energy development company SunEdison, as part of ongoing efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its business.

Use PUE to measure success - July 23 via @dcdnews
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) affects all data center stakeholders at some level. However, the data produced by measuring data center PUE can be subjective; therefore, how it is perceived differs depending on a stakeholder’s role within an organization.

CenturyLink Expands Data Centers in Six Markets - July 23 via @datacenter
Data center service provider CenturyLink has completed data center expansion projects in six markets in the first half of the year, adding a total of 10.8 MW of power capacity to address growing demand.

Views sought on EPBD - July 23 via @CoolingPost
The European Commission has opened a public consultation to evaluate the effectiveness of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

Minimize the risks of working in a data center - July 24 via @dcdnews
Data centers are safe places to work - let’s keep it that way.

Major new datacentre proposed for Birmingham - July 24 via @datacentresnews
A major new mixed use development proposal in Birmingham to include an 80,000 sq ft datacentre – has been submitted to the city’s planning authorities.

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