Ping An will set a “benchmark” for an energy-efficient financial data center


With this, the company says it aims to achieve operational carbon neutrality by 2030.

According to Ping An, the facility is the first financial data center in mainland China with a power utilization efficiency (PUE) of less than 1.25, which is expected to save around 10.5 million kilowatt hours. (kWh) of electricity and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 6,406 tonnes per year. year.

Construction of the Ping an Guanlan No. 3 data center in Shenzhen began in July 2021 and is capable of serving more than 500 million users.

The center covers 5,653 square meters of land with a total construction area of ​​33,288 square meters.

The company says it offers many energy-saving technologies for power supply, heating and ventilation, and electrical automation as well as innovation in site layout and efficient management of construction.

In 2021, Pin An says it has focused on reducing the impact of its operations on the environment through energy-efficient transformation, smart office features and digitalization to reduce energy consumption and emissions of carbon.

As a result, the company’s total emissions decreased by 19% year-on-year to around 429,000 tonnes.

The electricity consumption of Ping An’s own workplaces and rented workplaces also decreased by 2.65% year on year.


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