judgecorp writes: "Microsoft has proposed data centres independent of the electricity grid, built on landfill sites, and powered by methane from rotting waste. Methane "burns" in clean fuel cells, making energy and producing CO2 which is 20 times less of a greenhouse gas. If the math works out (does a landfill site produce enough MW of power?) it looks like a good idea."
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