Data Centres alone will soon consumer six per cent of the nation's electricity. The situation will get even worse in five years' time, when the government is forced to decommision nuclear power generators, and we all have to huddle around a wind turbine for warmth. the lowering supply of power means that electrcity wholesalers will whack up thier tarffis and electricity bills will soar.
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This was first published in January 2011