Digital Realty to Expand Renewable Energy Initiatives

| December 7, 2017

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Digital Realty is expanding its renewable energy and sustainability initiatives with two long-term power purchase agreements to source approximately 324,000 additional MWh of renewable wind and solar power annually for the company's Chicago and Ashburn data center properties. The output will supply Digital Realty's newly expanded Clean Start2Program, which makes renewable energy available to customers interested in procuring net-new, locally produced renewable energy through their data center supplier.

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