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Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

August 19, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

A commitment to green datacenters, renewable energy projects and the purchasing of carbon offsets have enabled Google to reduce its revenue-adjusted carbon footprint for the fourth year in a row. Which raises the question, if Google is a friend to the environment, why is it giving money to climate change deniers? Read more...

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

August 20, 2013 | Sushil Pandey, ICT4D

Whether because of rising energy costs, an increase in media coverage on global warming and climate change, or a host of other possible reasons, green IT has been gaining attention. For any organization, knowing their IT carbon footprint has multiple benefits. Read more...

Datacenter Community Expands Energy-Awareness

Datacenter Community Expands Energy-Awareness

August 15, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

There's a change afoot in the normally conservative datacenter industry. A laser focus on reliability/uptime has expanded to include energy-efficiency. Read more...

Cooling from the Inside

Cooling from the Inside

August 13, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

To the datacenter professional, keeping equipment cool requires a lot of money and energy, but what if the computer could be cooled from the inside? Read more...

Datacenters Seek Geographical Advantage

Datacenters Seek Geographical Advantage

August 12, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

As datacenter operation and maintenance costs continue to rise, large-scale operations are looking to geographical cures: sites that offer low cost green energy, cold temperatures and a "business-friendly" tax structure. Remote locations do not make sense for all businesses, however. Read more...

Some Like IT Cold: Intelligence Agencies Push for Low-Power Exascale

Some Like IT Cold: Intelligence Agencies Push for Low-Power Exascale

August 9, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Like the rest of the research world, intelligence agencies are facing some difficult challenges when it comes to fielding the next generation of supercomputers. To help usher in a more efficient mode of computing, the US intelligence community is investing in superconductive computing research. Read more...

Flash Successor Delivers: Faster, Denser and Low-Power

Flash Successor Delivers: Faster, Denser and Low-Power

August 6, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Startup Crossbar emerges from stealth mode with a new class of flash memory that is substantially faster and more energy-efficient than existing NAND technology. More compact too: 1 TB of data fits on a chip smaller than a postage stamp. Read more...

LoPoCo – How Low Can You Go?

LoPoCo – How Low Can You Go?

August 5, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Low Power Company (LoPoCo) offers a line of low-power consumption, ultra-efficient servers designed to help businesses cut their datacenter operations bill in half. Read more...

Toward a Low-Carbon Datacenter

Toward a Low-Carbon Datacenter

August 1, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

According to a new study, large datacenters could slash greenhouse gas emissions by 88 percent by switching to highly efficient equipment and implementing energy management practices. Read more...

Turning Trash Into Renewable Energy for the Datacenter

Turning Trash Into Renewable Energy for the Datacenter

July 30, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Renewable energy developer Vieste Energy is partnering with green building design firm ESD (Environmental Systems Design, Inc.) on a national portfolio of 100 percent renewable energy datacenters. Read more...

 

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