Alphabet’s Green Energy Ambitions Hit Turbulence

Data Center Knowledge

Makani kite project struggles to take flight as cost of other energy sources falls Read More. Energy Google

Energy 159

Collaboration Helps Advance Energy Industry

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Energy companies continue to collaborate with other organizations to further research. According to a company press release, “This new centre will focus on developing solutions for the automotive sector, including the development of high-efficiency lubricants and additives; cleaner use of conventional fuels; and the development of alternative fuels and new energies that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Microsoft Wants Clean Energy for South African Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Business Energy MicrosoftSometimes it's hard to know whether the power a utility provides really comes from renewables. Read More.

Energy 169

Here’s How Much Energy All US Data Centers Consume

Data Center Knowledge

Second study of its kind in history shows overall growth in data center energy use has flattened Read More. Blades Colocation Cooling Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Energy Efficiency Guide Enterprise Featured Government Infrastructure Power Regulation

Energy 207

Sabey Data Centers Achieves Highest Level of Energy Savings

Data Center Knowledge

Sabey might be a lot smaller than eBay and Digital Realty Trust, but the Seattle-based company beat out both as the data center operator that achieved the highest level of energy savings last year as noted in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2017 Better Buildings Progress Report. Colocation Energy Power and Cooling Sabey DOE

Energy 123

Apple Creates Energy Company to Sell Renewable Energy it Generates

Data Center Knowledge

Seeks permission for new subsidiary to sell energy on wholesale market Read More. Apple Green Data Centers Power

Energy 159

[Guide] 2018 State of the Energy Industry

Perficient - Digital Transformation

There’s probably no better way to introduce our new energy industry guide than by sharing the very first question David M. Using the insights we’ve gleaned from conversations with clients and perspectives from industry executives, we have prepared a guide that describes the current state of the energy industry. Rubenstein, president of The Economic Club of Washington D.C., asked John S.

Government calls for input on inclusive smart energy policy

Computer Weekly

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a consultation on the future of the smart energy sector

Facebook to Build Data Center in Clean Energy-Friendly Nebraska

Data Center Knowledge

New renewable energy tariff makes renewable energy sourcing easier in the state Read More. Facebook Green Data Centers

Energy 145

How secure are smart energy grids?

Computer Weekly

The improved efficiency of smart grids need to be weighed against the cost of security - presenting a unique opportunity for the tech sector and a new market for security companies

Energy 144

Budget 2017: TechUK demands datacentre energy reform to stop post-Brexit market slump

Computer Weekly

TechUK airs fears over long-term growth and prosperity of UK datacentre market post-Brexit, without urgent government help on rising energy costs

Budget 190

Biggest US Companies Setting More Renewable-Energy Targets

Data Center Knowledge

Many are finding that renewable energy isn’t just cleaner, it’s also often cheaper. Read More. Green Data Centers

Energy 160

Finnish energy company Helen outsources its basic IT services

Computer Weekly

The energy company is the latest Nordic organisation to outsource IT services to enable it to focus on the business

Energy 136

Google Will Be Powered Completely by Clean Energy Next Year

Data Center Knowledge

Google, the world’s biggest corporate buyer of clean energy, expects to reach a major milestone next year: running the company entirely with wind and solar power. Read More. Google Green Data Centers Power

Energy 208

Enhancing Energy and Utilities with IoT: 6 Real-World Examples

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Companies within competitive industries – including utilities and energy – are investing in IoT to transform their operations and overall customer experience. IoT Accelerates the Digital Transformation in Utilities and Energy. Utility providers use smart meters to track customers’ energy usage and communicate that data to the company’s central system, allowing companies to predict demand, spot outages, and conduct preventative maintenance 5.

These Data Center Providers Use Most Renewable Energy

Data Center Knowledge

Digital Realty and Equinix lead the pack of data center providers but still use much less renewable energy than some hardware and cloud giants. Read More. Colocation Digital Realty Equinix Green Data Centers Power Rackspace Hosting

Energy 189

Energy Department Awards $258 Million to Develop Exascale Supercomputers

Data Center Knowledge

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $258 million to six U.S. tech companies to build the country’s first exascale supercomputer – a move designed to help the United States regain its supercomputing dominance, but also to improve the nation’s economic competitiveness. An exascale. AMD Hewlett Packard Enterprise IBM Supercomputers DOE

Energy 161

Energy Is Embracing Zero Trust, All Industries Should Too

Forrester IT

I recently heard a segment on WBUR (a public radio station in Boston) on the emergence of microgrids and I was amazed at how much the concept of microgrids closely aligned with the concept of microperimeters within our Zero Trust model of information security.

Energy 156

Renewable Energy and the Colocation Provider

Data Center Knowledge

With high profile 100 percent renewable energy commitments on the part of Apple, Google, Microsoft, what is the colocation provider''s role when it comes to renewable energy? Read More. colocation Europe Featured Green Data Centers Interxion

Energy 151

Telefónica increases use of renewable energy to fight climate change

Computer Weekly

Telecoms operator behind UK’s O2 mobile network doubles down on existing commitments to renewable energy sources in the fight against climate change

Energy 124

Google to hit 100% renewable energy target for datacentres in 2017

Computer Weekly

Google claims to be on course to hit its 100% renewable energy pledge in 2017 by ramping up its acquisition of green power sources

Energy 198

EDF Energy upgrades network with Vodafone

Computer Weekly

EDF Energy signs a 10-year, multi-million pound contract with Vodafone to update its communications and IT infrastructure to support training and compliance

Energy 119

Converting the Sun’s Energy to Hydrogen


One team of international scientists has come up with a solution: a device that collects energy from sunlight and converts it to hydrogen. Solar power has one major downfall and that is what to do when the sun is not shining.

Energy 139

Switch Data Center in Michigan to Run on Renewable Energy

Data Center Knowledge

Service provider and utility in talks about new renewable energy generation project in state Read More. Chicago Colocation Power Site Selection Switch SuperNAPs

Energy 165

Apple, Amazon Unveil Major Renewable Energy Deals to Power Cloud Data Centers

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The current surge of data center construction projects by internet and cloud giants is accompanied by a surge in investment in renewable energy generation capacity. Read More. Amazon Apple Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Featured Power

Apple 218

Bank of America Endorses Data Center Clean Energy Buying Principles

Data Center Knowledge

Joins group of corporate data center users demanding colo services powered by renewable energy Read More. Colocation Enterprise Green Data Centers

Energy 116

The Next Energy Challenge of Computing

Data Center Knowledge

With data center construction growing at 21 percent a year and more countries implementing carbon policies, taking a business as usual approach to energy will only create headaches down the road. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Energy 125

Canada Firm Uses Salt, Tesla and Flywheels in Clean Energy Race

Data Center Knowledge

Battery tech is advancing quickly, thanks to Tesla, while other energy storage methods are being refined. Read More. Green Data Centers Power

Energy 159

Verizon Makes $40 Million Investment In Solar Energy

Data Center Knowledge

megawatts of solar energy. The $40 million investment follows an earlier clean energy investment of $100 million. Verizon is adding another 10.2 Read More. Green Data Centers Verizon

Energy 154

Eaton Updates Energy Management Software

Data Center Knowledge

Eaton updates its Power Xpert Insight power and energy monitoring software, and introduces Energy Saver System (ESS) Plus technology, featuring a new Harmonic Reduction System. Eaton ESS

Energy 101

DCK Investor Edge: Is Aligned Energy Building a Better Mousetrap?

Data Center Knowledge

The data center provider's proprietary cooling solution and contracting options continue to gain traction, but the end-game could be serving emerging markets overseas. Read More. Aligned Data Centers Business Design Investing Power and Cooling

Energy 172

British Gas calls on datacentre operators to help solve UK's looming energy supply crisis

Computer Weekly

British Gas makes the case for datacentre operators to do their bit to close the UK energy supply and demand gap by hooking up their backup power supplies to the National Grid

Energy 170

Facebook, Microsoft Join Renewable Energy Buyer’s Group

Data Center Knowledge

Group to promote development of 60 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2025 Read More. Facebook Green Data Centers Microsoft Power

Energy 124