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Comcast Cable plans to double its energy efficiency

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Philadelphia-based Comcast Corp. recently announced that Comcast Cable plans to double the energy efficiency of its network by 2030. This adds to the company’s plans to become carbon neutral for reach emissions. 1 and 2 by 2035 across all of its global operations.

To achieve energy efficiency, the company plans to halve its electricity consumption per terabyte of data.

The majority of the company’s emissions come from electricity. To combat this,
Comcast is investing in renewable energy to power its network and operations, investing in cloud-based technologies, and moving to more energy-efficient technologies and facilities.

“We’re on the path to a greener Internet,” said Charlie Herrin, president of the Technology, Product, Experience organization at Comcast Cable. “The intelligent technologies that power our new network architecture are transforming the way data is delivered, delivering the industry’s best combination of speed, coverage and control, all in a more sustainable way. To achieve our goal of carbon neutrality, our business will need to work harder and smarter, and that goes for the network itself. »

The announcement was made at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2022 in Philadelphia. The exhibition runs until Thursday.

Renewable energy certificates donated by Comcast will power the exhibit entirely with clean energy.

Comcast has 57 million broadband, wireless and video customers in the United States and Europe.