SkyCentrics‘ CEO talks about how the company’s Wi-Fi monitoring technology via sensors helps buildings save money.
EcoDataCenter, located in Sweden, will be the world’s first climate positive data center, meaning emissions are reduced to the extent that EcoDataCenter will have a negative carbon dioxide footprint annually. EcoDataCenter’s energy efficiency also will lower costs to create a competitive advantage. Schneider Electric will deliver energy efficiency solutions and products to the project. The …Continue Reading
Siemens Financial Services in the UK and the Carbon Trust created an energy-performance contracting joint initiative known as EEF. The scheme provides businesses with financing for energy-efficient equipment and renewable technologies that will ultimately pay for themselves through decreased energy costs and potential income from generated power.
Carnegie Mellon and IBM launch first cloud-based analytics partnership for smarter buildings. The university expects to save approximately 10 percent on utilities, nearly $2 million annually, when the IBM system is fully deployed across 36 buildings on its Pittsburgh campus.
Underneath a bird reserve in Gothenburg, Sweden, lies one of Europe’s greenest data centers. Volvo IT’s data center is built below ground and uses seawater for cooling, as well as wind energy for power.
BP’s annual Energy Outlook describes a “most likely” trajectory of the global energy system, based on BP’s views of likely economic and population growth, as well as developments in policy and technology. Energy Outlook 2035 – February 2015 – makes assumptions on changes in policy, technology and the economy, based on extensive internal and external …Continue Reading
Burlington, Vermont, the state’s largest city, is using 100 percent renewable energy for its residents’ electricity needs.
Tecogen sold two Ultra CM-75 combined heat and power (CHP) units to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for its Gateway and Life Sciences Building and Campus Center. Bill Spratt, WPI’s director of facilities and operations, describes the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance program of CHP units. The two Tecogen systems are generating power and heat that …Continue Reading
Aaron Binkley, director of sustainability at Digital Realty Trust, joined REIT.com to discuss the unique sustainability challenges facing the data center sector. Digital Realty, a provider of data center and colocation solutions, is offering clients renewable energy certificates (RECs) under its new Clean Start Program.