CleanTech

IBM's proposed data center at Syracuse University to use 50% less energy

IBM's proposed data center at Syracuse University to use 50% less energy

IBM's is pursuing its ambitious objective of "Smarter Planet" green IT initiative a step further, with the proposed new data center at the Syracuse University campus. The

Study says cleaner energy can create jobs; global business summit corroborates

Study says cleaner energy can create jobs; global business summit corroborates

According to the Copenhagen Climate Council study, in case the US increases its dependence on cleaner sources of energy, at least 2 million new jobs would be created in the country. The substantial number of jobs will result from a mere half-percent yearly rise in US' electricity, provided one-quarter of its electricity comes from wind energy and other renewable sources!

Google announces first list of utility partners for PowerMeter gadget

Google announces first list of utility partners for PowerMeter gadget

Saying that it was "energized" by its first round of utility partners announced Tuesday, for the PowerMeter gadget, Google has expressed its gratification at the successful initiation of its plans pertaining to the roll-out of home energy monitoring systems.

Daimler acquires 10% stake in Tesla to further electric-car plans

Daimler acquires 10% stake in Tesla to further electric-car plans

With a view to further its electric car production plans, German automaker Daimler AG Tuesday announced its acquisition of a nearly 10 percent stake in California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. As an inclusive part of the stake deal, Herbert Kohler - Daimler's VP - will take a seat on Tesla's board of directors.

EPA introduces Energy Star certification for energy-efficient servers

EPA introduces Energy Star certification for energy-efficient servers

With the aim to facilitate buyers’ identification of energy-efficient systems, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced its Energy Star for Enterprise Servers certification on Friday.

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