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    1. Climate change pushes some companies and their data centers to go green

      Climate change pushes some companies and their data centers to go green

      When Hurricane Sandy decimated a large portion of the East Coast last year, companies and their data centers wound up without electricity for days or, in some cases, even weeks. The consequences of that and other recent severe storms are spurring some companies to plug into natural gas pipelines to fuel their electricity needs while others look to become completely energy independent -- even ...

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    2. Facebook To Open $300m Iowa Data Centre

      Facebook To Open $300m Iowa Data Centre

      Facebook is to invest $299.5 million (£196m) in the first phase of an efficient data centre on a site in Iowa where a new facility has been rumoured for some time. The data centre at Altoona, Iowa, will make use of Iowa’s extensive wind-powered electricity, and was announced on a blog post by Jay Parikh, Facebook’s vice president of infrastructure engineering. It will use Facebook’s own implementation of the Open Compute design of stripped down, low-energy servers.

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    3. Facebook building $1.5 billion data center in Altoona, Iowa

      Facebook building $1.5 billion data center in Altoona, Iowa

      Facebook has already set up shop in North Carolina and Oregon, but it's heading to Iowa for its next -- and biggest -- data center. According to the Des Moines Register , the town of Altoona will be home to a 1.4-million-square-foot facility (code-named Catapult), and it will reportedly be the "most technologically advanced center in the world." ...

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      Mentions: Facebook
    4. Google Gets Green Tariff For Data Centre Energy

      Google Gets Green Tariff For Data Centre Energy

      Google is expanding its North Carolina data centre, and heading off protest at the emissions caused by its electricity use by setting up a renewable energy tariff with its utility company. As part of a $600 million (£394m) expansion of the data centre, Google is making a new agreement with its electricity provider, Duke Energy, to pay extra for its power through a tariff which channels the money to specific renewable energy projects run by Duke. 

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    5. Google Floats Renewable Energy Data Center Plan

      Google Floats Renewable Energy Data Center Plan

      Google tries to use its buying clout to prod utilities to offer renewable energy option. Google has spent more than $1 billion in solar and wind energy projects but it ultimately has no control over the fuel that produces the electricity that powers its data centers. Google today is proposing a new tariff to buy renewable energy directly from utilities, a model it hopes will help scale renewable ...

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      Mentions: Apple Google
    6. Why can't we give up fossil fuels?

      Why can't we give up fossil fuels?

      Despite all the mounting scientific concern, the political rhetoric and the clean technology of the past decade, the growth rate in global carbon emissions has not reduced at all. Why? Because we continue to extract and burn fossil fuels more than ever before We have far more oil, coal and gas than we can safely burn. For all the millions of words written about climate change, the challenge ...

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      Mentions: Europe
    7. The Experts: Should There Be a Price on Carbon Emissions?

      The Experts: Should There Be a Price on Carbon Emissions?

      Yes, there should be a price on carbon emissions. Directly pricing carbon dioxide (and other greenhouse gases) provides a far better “bang for the buck” in mitigating climate change than many of the policies that have actually been put in place (such as feed-in tariffs or tax credits for wind and solar or fleet-averaged fuel efficiency standards for automobiles). Unfortunately, policies that dole out money and hide costs are often more politically palatable than policies that make costs explicit.

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    8. New ultra-efficient HPC data center debuts

      New ultra-efficient HPC data center debuts

      Scientists and researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are constantly innovating, integrating novel technologies, and "walking the talk." Since 1982, NREL has won 52 R&D 100 Awards—known in the research and development community as "the Oscars of Innovation"—for its groundbreaking work.

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      Mentions: Fujitsu Europe Intel
    9. Top tech companies plug into renewable power

      Top tech companies plug into renewable power

      Microsoft is building a data center next to a Wyoming landfill in order to use its methane gas to power the facility. Apple now uses a massive 100-acre solar energy farm to power its Maiden, N.C. data center. And Google has placed data centers in Oklahoma and Iowa so they can plug into wind farms. America's top tech companies are going green in a big way, so much so that the availability of clean energy resources is now a key consideration in where they locate corporate offices and data centers. 

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      Mentions: Apple Intel Google
    10. Top technologies that can make your datacentre green

      Top technologies that can make your datacentre green

      Driven by rising electricity costs, green legislation and corporate social responsibility, green IT is increasingly on most IT professionals’ minds. Whatever the reasons, experts say that in the long run, having an energy-efficient datacentre helps the environment.

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      Mentions: Apple Intel Gartner
    11. Novel Designs Are Taking Wind Power to the Next Level

      Novel Designs Are Taking Wind Power to the Next Level

      New technology, including better control algorithms and communications, is improving the performance of wind turbines. Superficially, wind turbines haven’t changed much for decades. But they’ve gotten much smarter, and considerably bigger, and that’s helped increase the amount of electricity they can generate and lower the cost of wind power.

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