Responding to increasing demand for digital infrastructure powered by renewable energy, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega scale data center solutions, today announced four additional data centers (QTS Hillsboro, QTS Fort Worth, QTS Eemshaven, Netherlands and QTS Richmond) are now powered by renewable energy.
The four locations join QTS data centers in Irving, TX, Chicago, IL, Piscataway, NJ and Groningen, Netherlands currently powered by renewable energy and support the Company's commitment to procure 100% of the power required for all of its data centers from renewable sources by 2025.
Approximately 36% of QTS' portfolio wide data center power requirements are now sourced from renewable energy with a visible path toward growing that percentage in 2021.
QTS' renewable power procurement strategy prioritizes sourcing power through innovative agreements that support the development of net new renewable energy in the markets where it does business. Through a variety of solar and wind purchasing agreements, QTS announced that its data centers in Hillsboro, OR, Fort Worth, TX and Eemshaven, Netherlands are now powered by renewable power.