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Old 08-11-2011, 08:30 AM
Fines Fines is offline
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green host

If you want to use green host, what company would you start from and why?

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Old 08-11-2011, 08:38 AM
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Old 08-15-2011, 06:10 AM
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Thanks for the list I would support. Anyway does any body will issues those host that claim it powered by wind power? Facebook is way far from green & wind power.

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Old 08-15-2011, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by hostiseasy View Post
Thanks for the list I would support. Anyway does any body will issues those host that claim it powered by wind power? Facebook is way far from green & wind power.
Not sure I totally get your question, but I think you might be asking are we wind powered? We are not, we are on the Icelandic power grid which is powered 100% by renewables (30% geothermal and 70% hydropower).

Any DC on a mixed grid claiming to be "powered by wind power" is actually just buying renewables certificates. This is only green if it is based on genuinely additional capacity (ie wind power generation capacity which would not have been built had that contract not been signed).

And thanks for the mention, Dr_Michael!

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Old 09-29-2011, 05:38 AM
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I heard about few Green Hosting Companies like HostPapa, Green-Hosting, RackSpace, EcoWebHosting, etc And other good hosting firms like JustHost, iPage, HostClear,GoDaddy. But don't have any further idea. So please read review & feedbacks of companies.

Old 10-10-2011, 06:32 AM
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you can always use internets best friend "google" to find a green host. try to find one as local as possible to you .

Old 10-10-2011, 06:36 AM
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What are the criterias for being a green host?
And how do you check credibility?

Old 11-11-2011, 07:37 AM
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what is green host

what is green host?

Old 11-13-2011, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by hyderabadescort View Post
what is green host?
A host that is powered by green energy (E.G Wind power) or recycles their paper. A green host can mean a lot of things.

Old 12-30-2011, 01:25 PM
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What are you looking for? Shared hosting? Dedicated servers?

Old 01-14-2012, 07:52 PM
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I know the leaseweb data center is 100% green.

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