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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
Facebook is building an energy efficient data center and pursing LEED Gold status.
Date: 01/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
After completing an energy efficiency upgrade at one of its data centers, GE is now marketing their services to IT companies looking for efficiency upgrades.
Date: 02/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Google is trying to meet its growing energy demands by investing in the clean energy market. The company plans to become a major player in capturing, owning, tracking and trading energy.
Date: 05/05/2010
Type: Blog, News
Many IT companies are now building data centers in cool climates, then using the outside air to partially cool the servers instead of energy inefficient air conditioning.
Date: 04/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
HP has unveiled designs for a new data center that will require no net energy from traditional power grids.
Date: 06/01/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, Data Centers
IBM and Syracuse University plan to build a 6,000 square foot data center that runs on gas turbines and cools with waste heat.
Date: 12/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
As the demand for data storage grows, the energy use associated is no longer negligible. This growing demand can be reduced by simply tracking all stored data, not making excessive copies, and purging older files.
Date: 06/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Data Centers
PG&E will offer financial incentives for California data centers that purchase servers that have earned the Energy Star rating.
Date: 10/16/2009
Type: News
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

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