1sockchuck writes: A large data center project in Reno, Nevada plans to generate its own power from natural gas and renewables, allowing tenants to use the local utility as a backup. As the cost and capacity of power becomes the driving force in data centers are built, The Reno Technology Park is expanding the traditional role of the data center builder. The developer plans to double as a power company, providing at least 440 megawatts of on-site power generation from natural gas, wind, solar and geothermal sources.
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