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Green 100% Renewable Energy

Protecting the environment is one of VIRTUS' top priorities. That's why we only ever use truly renewable energy from wind, hydro or solar sources. By doing this, VIRTUS saves around 45,000,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, enough to fill Wembley Stadium FIVE times over. What's more, VIRTUS is dedicated to achieving net zero emissions on all reportable activities by 2030.

Because we know that data centres consume vast amounts of power, we know it's our responsibility to minimise the environmental impact from all of our sites. That's why since 2012 we've been procuring our power from 100% renewable sources. This means we are completely carbon neutral on power consumption for our entire data centre portfolio.

VIRTUS currently procures its energy from Bryt Energy, who only supply wind, hydro and solar energy. There is absolutely no biomass energy involved, making our fuel mix 100% green.


Accountable for Change

VIRTUS is proud to have been ISO50001 accredited at every one of our sites to showcase our commitment to the very best environmental standards and not all London data centre providers have achieved this high standard.

VIRTUS is also a member of key environmental bodies and schemes, such as the European Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, the Climate Change Agreement for data centres and the leading data centre body, techUK. This means we're held accountable for not only maintaining the standards we hold now, but that we're also on track to further improving efficiency in the future.

iMasons Climate Accord

VIRTUS has joined the iMasons Climate Accord (ICA). ICA is a historic coalition designed to govern a methodology to measure and reduce carbon in the infrastructure through products, power, and materials. We are joined by the leaders the industry who all agree the key to achieving carbon neutrality is by uniting together.

Join us in the pledge to work together to reduce carbon in the digital infrastructure. 


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