Data centers have the reputation of consuming large amounts of energy, much of it to cover their cooling requirements. According to statistics compiled by consoGlobe, the data centers supporting the Internet accounted for 4% of world electricity consumption in 2015. Against this backdrop, Microsoft decided to launch a new type of data centers: underwater data centers.

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