AI could soon use as much power as the Netherlands

Hungry AI operations could increase global carbon emissions

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AI could soon use as much power as the Netherlands
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AI could soon use as much power as the Netherlands

AI has emerged as a rapidly growing digital trend over the past 12 months and if its adoption becomes more widespread, it could potentially use as much energy as entire countries.

That's according to a recent study published in the journal Joule, in which data scientist Alex de Vries at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands estimates that by 2027, AI server farms c...

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