Zayo Group Holdings Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has purchased 86 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy certificates which will power five data centers in Illinois, Texas, and New Jersey. The move represents an emphasis on sustainability, which includes the support of green, renewable energy alternatives.
The move qualifies Zayo to become an EPA Green Power Partner.
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