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Projects to lower energy use by data centers and telecommunications systems recieve funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: News
Tags: ARRA, DOE
Fred Chong, Director of the Greenscale computing research group at IEE discusses the energy wasted by computers when they are not in use.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: Article
Google Energy LLC applies to become an electricity marketer to help better manage energy supplies for its operations.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
Alcatel Lucent's Bell Labs launches an initiative to reduce emissions from the information and communications technology sector by a factor of 1,000.
Date: 01/11/2010
Type: News
Facebook is building an energy efficient data center and pursing LEED Gold status.
Date: 01/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Google awards $1 million research grant aimed at slashing energy usage in large Internet data centers
Date: 02/04/2010
Type: News
The Federal Regulatory Energy Commission has granted Google Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of the search giant, to behave like a utility.
Date: 02/19/2010
Type: News
In an effort to reduce power consumed by Ethernet equipment, the Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard will implement low-power idle modes.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
While information technology is a significant energy consumer with a worldwide carbon footprint comparable to that of the global aviation industry, IT is also an efficiency enabler and can be used to reduce energy needs.
Date: 03/16/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Data Centers, Smart Grid
The Green Grid consortium, together with several global government and industry organizations in the U.S., Europe and Japan, has nearly solved a problem that has plagued IT and data center managers for quite some time — how to monitor and measure energy use in data centers.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News

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