Data Centers 2024 Global Outlook

AI and the green energy transition will bring new challenges and opportunities

January 31, 2024

The exponential progress of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is fueling a wave of transformative shifts in data center design, site selection, and investment strategies.

To keep up with the growing demand for computational power, hyperscale data centers are projected to increase their rack density at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8%.

By 2027, average rack density is set to reach 50kW per rack, surpassing the current average of 36kW.

Source: JLL Research, 2024

Meanwhile, the data center industry faces mounting pressure to enhance energy efficiency and to fulfill renewable energy goals while meeting future demand.

Our latest research delves into the crucial considerations for data center developers and operators as they navigate the profound impact of power on the industry.

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