Gallery: Yahoo! Plans to Use Hydropower from Niagara Falls for New Data...

Internet giant Yahoo! recently announced plans to expand its energy-efficient data and customer care center in Lockport, New York later this year. The expansion will use low-cost hydropower from the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant to decrease energy consumption and keep servers cool 98 percent of the year. An added plus to the plan is the 115 new jobs Yahoo! expects to create in the local area across the engineering, technology, and customer care fields.

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