Pushback is growing to the rapid expansion of data center footprints that are beginning to outpace the capacity of utilities to provide the huge amount of electricity needed to support data processing for generative AI.

The state legislature in Georgia has passed a bill suspending the state’s sales tax exemption for data centers for two years. The bill establishes a state commission that will examine the impact of data centers on Georgia’s state power grid during the hiatus for the incentive.


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