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    1. FM Issue: NextGen Electrical

      FM Issue: NextGen Electrical

      With rapidly growing energy demand and expanding requirements in modern electrical distribution systems, there is an increasing call for approaches in coordination, configurability, monitoring, and maintenance that will help facility managers (fms) better control and maintain their electrical distribution systems properly. 

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    2. Does Amazon Have A Renewable Energy Problem?

      Does Amazon Have A Renewable Energy Problem?

      The company’s massive data centers require a huge amount of power, most of which comes from coal. And that’s not changing. Facebook, Apple, Google, Rackspace, and most of the other major players in the cloud computing world have made a show in recent years of moving their data centers to renewable energy. 

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    3. Cleantech Investments A Mixed Bag in 2Q13, But VCs Are Warming Up To Solar

      Cleantech Investments A Mixed Bag in 2Q13, But VCs Are Warming Up To Solar

      Investments in the renewable energy sector were a mixed bag during the second quarter of 2013, according to a trio of analyst reports and many of the same trends we've seen lately persist: the U.S. and Asia-Pacific regions were more active, and downstream activity continues to intensify.

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      Mentions: Europe Bloom Energy
    4. A Sneak Peek of the National Grid on Renewables

      A Sneak Peek of the National Grid on Renewables

      A government research facility uses a megawatt-scale simulator and supercomputer to test futuristic grid technologies without disrupting today’s grid. A new $135 million research facility aims to solve a puzzle: how can countries prepare for an energy system that relies heavily on renewable energy? It can also test ways to improve reliability under stress, for example when demand soars in the summer as the air-conditioning load taxes the grid.

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    5. Is The UK Government Greener Than It Lets On?

      Is The UK Government Greener Than It Lets On?

      Last week President Obama backed nuclear power and “cleaner” fossil fuels in a speech from Georgetown University. He pledged to bypass Congress if necessary, to get the measures passed. The new policy was praised by environmentalists, although some thought it too optimistic about “clean coal” and nuclear power. Over here, you’d never get such a speech from David Cameron, or even Chancellor George Osborne. They are reluctant to talk of investing in anything because it might sound like heresy against the austerity gospel. And austerity is supposed to be the thing that will return us to riches.

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    6. Green Initiatives : Changing Perceptions

      Green Initiatives : Changing Perceptions

      Being cleaner than many traditional industries, telecommunications has been generally perceived as environment friendly but when it comes to green initiatives, Indian service providers are yet to meet global standards. There is a growing need for mobile operators to control the construction and operation costs of infrastructure and services in an end-to-end manner while taking up the social responsibility of environmental protection through energy savings and emission reductions. 

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    7. Facebook's Iowa Data Center has three phases over 6 years

      Facebook's Iowa Data Center has three phases over 6 years

      Des Moines Register has a review of the 18 month process the City of Altoona went through.   What seems interesting is a tax issue based on a three limit needed to get changed to six. Also in March, a roadblock suddenly emerges: VanderZanden emails Durham that state rules prohibit the company from fully benefiting from Altoona’s proposed 20-year tax abatement. The rules specify that all phases must be built within a three-year project completion window. 

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      Mentions: Facebook
    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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
    11. 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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