Equinix and its California data centers go solar

The data center operator embraces solar partly because it’s a request from its Internet customers.

Equinix, which operates more than 105 data centers around the world, has agreed to buy solar energy to power its operations in California.

The move, announced on Wednesday, shows how the world’s largest Internet companies—many of which buy data center services from Equinix EQIX -2.00% —are increasingly interested in clean energy-powered web services. Equinix customers include Google GOOG 2.03% , Adobe ADBE 1.09% , Akamai AKAM 0.89% , and Microsoft MSFT 1.66% .

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