Environmental protection and sustainability are two important issues which mankind has for generations. Especially in the digital age, these terms have not lost their importance, but are more important than ever. By a carbon neutral green hosting can be a valuable contribution made to preserve the environment sustainably.
During the mid-90s, the local computer is still considered pretty much connected to the Internet as an exception, and it is part of the transition by clicking through the Internet now just part of everyday life, like the morning commute. Throughout the world today, more than 240 million domains are ready now to receive over 2 billion Internet users.
Since these require an appropriate technical infrastructure of data centers, it is hardly surprising that it generates a considerable emission of CO2 emissions. The operation of a data center is very energy intensive. Not only the server itself, but the entire infrastructure of the data center, for example, with emergency generators and air conditioning units must be available around the clock.
According to the Federation of Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM), in Germany there are currently over 50,000 data centers consuming 9.1 TWh of electricity together, which in turn corresponds to the consumption of about 2.6 million households. The provider of green hosting from our comparison have set themselves the goal to reduce CO2 consumption in favor of the environment.