Cloud computing allows users to use remote servers for both storage and computing power.
This requires massive data centers using very large amounts of energy. On the other hand, the proportion of embedded energy to energy usage is much lower than personal computers.
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- Wikipedia: Cloud computing
- -with-data-centres-33025 Greenpeace Makes Peace With Data Centres eWeek Europe, June 30th, 2011.