Alphabet’s Green Energy Ambitions Hit Turbulence

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

Energy 159

Energy Pipeline Operations Affected By Cyberattack

CTOvision

All the facts are not in regarding the attack announced by the US natural gas pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners (operator of over 71,000 miles of pipeline). But we do know that operations were affected by the attack and that the attack was against its back office systems in charge of orders, shipping, billing. Operations […]. CTO Cyber War News

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Here’s How Much Energy All US Data Centers Consume

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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

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Microsoft Wants Clean Energy for South African Data Centers

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

Energy 169

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

Collaboration Helps Advance Energy Industry

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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.

Alphabet Wants To Fix Clean Energy’s Storage Problem — With Salt

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Energy GoogleThe latest idea from the X ‘moonshot factory’ is code named Malta. Read More.

Energy 169

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

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

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

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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 148

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

Innovation Steams Ahead in the Energy Industry

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Fortunately, new digital technology and methods, such as machine learning and analytics, have improved greatly in recent years, enabling energy companies to maximize production. Where demand is increasing, good seismic information can lead to more affordable energy. 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.

Converting the Sun’s Energy to Hydrogen

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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 198

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 211

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

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 127

Facebook to Build Data Center in Clean Energy-Friendly Nebraska

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

Energy 145

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

[Guide] 2018 State of the Energy Industry

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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.

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

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 152

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

Microsoft Begins Bulk Purchases of Wind Energy

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft has begun purchasing renewable energy to support its data center infrastructure, signing a 20-year power purchase agreement for wind energy in Texas that will be funding in part by proceed from Microsoft’s carbon fee.

Energy 209

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 213

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

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

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

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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.

Datacentre sector's energy consumption habits "overlooked" by campaigners

Computer Weekly

CTO of automation management firm ponders why the energy consumption habits of datacentres are not given the same level of scrutiny as other industries

Energy 124

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

Dept. of Energy Gives AMD $32M Grant to Push Exascale Computing Forward

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Government HPC amd department of energy Chipmaker receives third government supercomputing grant to fund APU, memory research Read More.

Energy 158

A New Predictive Approach to Energy Efficiency

Data Center Knowledge

Now, find out a new predictive approach to energy efficiency. How do you manage what you can''t measure? Read More. White Papers panduit

Energy 170

Backup datacentre power: Using diesel generators to plug the UK's energy supply gaps

Computer Weekly

Energy market stakeholders are calling on the datacentre community to help them close the UK's energy demand and supply gap by hooking up their diesel generators to the National Grid, but will it work

Energy 126

Amazon Invests in Wind Energy for East Coast Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Says 208-MW North Carolina project is its biggest clean-energy investment to date Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Green Data Centers Power

Energy 188

How Data Center Operators Can Avoid Energy Price Hikes This Winter

Data Center Knowledge

Energy consumption is one of the largest operating expenses for a data center, contributing to nearly 50 percent of total data center spend.

Energy 253