Sify to power Indian data center portfolio with over 200MW renewable energy

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Sify Technologies said that it is investing in more than 200MW of renewable energy to power its data center portfolio in India.

In this connection, the Indian digital ICT solutions provider had recently executed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Vibrant Energy Holdings, a majority-owned subsidiary of Blue Leaf Energy Asia, which in turn is a portfolio company of Macquarie’s GIG.

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Srini Viswanathan — CEO of Vibrant Energy said: “Vibrant is honored to partner with Sify in their journey to build sustainable data center solutions in the Indian market. Vibrant is looking forward to continuing to work with Sify to support them in their 100% renewable energy goals.”

According to Sify Technologies, the PPAs are for a total of 231MW capacity from solar and wind energy generation for powering up its latest hyperscale data centers, of which 67MW solar PPA had been inked in March 2021 and commissioned recently.

Sify Technologies to power Indian data center portfolio with over 200MW renewable energy

Sify Technologies to power Indian data center portfolio with over 200MW renewable energy. Photo courtesy of Akela999 from Pixabay.

Raju Vegesna — Chairman of Sify Technologies said: “There is an intensifying narrative about adopting green energy. We decided to lead by action, as we always have done in the ICT space.

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“With the constantly expanding need for world-class data center facilities to meet the burgeoning data-centric transformation of Indian businesses, we believe that investing in clean energy sources to fuel this transformation is a social imperative. Sify is proud to be doing its part to help our customers become a part of this clean energy future.”

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