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After months of anticipation, the EPA has finally released its Energy Star label for data centers. The label should incite competition for energy efficiency improvements, as the agency plans to award the label to only the top 25% of centers in a given industry.
Date: 06/08/2010
Type: Article
The tech industry has been exploiting data center energy saving opportunities by retooling software to be more energy efficient.
Date: 05/04/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Local Host is completing a feasibility study to build the world’s largest green data center in an abandoned mine in Norway, utilizing the country’s hydro-electric and wind power and its supply of freezing water for efficient cooling.
Date: 04/28/2010
Google awards $1 million research grant aimed at slashing energy usage in large Internet data centers
Date: 02/04/2010
Type: News
Arch Rock has developed a new data center monitoring program, which measures and relates temperature, humidity, electricity use, and fan speed to create the most energy efficient conditions.
Date: 10/26/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
As data centers are becoming significant consumers of electricity, seeking data center efficiency is becoming a big deal.
Date: 10/11/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
In an effort to train students for jobs of the future, Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska now offers a two-year associate degree in the design and management of energy efficient data centers.
Date: 09/14/2009
Type: News
Programmers and hardware designers look for energy efficiency solutions as data center energy use continues to climb.
Date: 09/11/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Alta Terra blog post relating to looking at the big picture around Data Center energy consumption.
Date: 08/31/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers, Smart Grid
Huge savings are possible by installing grid software that can reroute internet data searches to data centers where electricity is the cheapest.
Date: 08/17/2009
Type: News

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