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The theme of environmental sustainability is carried beyond the core datacentre facilities.
More than 1,600 photovoltaic panels supply 30 percent of the energy needed to power the datacentre support buildings, and Portugal Telecom has planted 600 indigenous trees that will not need to be watered around the facility.
In the parking lot, spaces are reserved for car pool vehicles, electric cars and bicycles.
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